4-year-old falls 48 flights to death

March 20, 1991New York, New YorkConor Clapton (4) falls to his death The apartment Conor and his mother Lory Del Santo shared featured cantilevered windows. On March 20, a janitor was cleaning the windows as Conor was playing hide-and-seek with his nanny. The janitor cautioned the nanny about the open window, but “before she could…

Man fatally injured by a flying lawnmower model airplane

December 9, 1979Queens, New YorkA model airplane in the shape of a lawnmower crashes into a group of spectators, fatally wounding one and seriously injuring another The incident occurred in Shea Stadium during a halftime show. The Electronic Eagles of the Radio Controlled Association of Greater New York had performed during halftime shows in the…