Woman survives a free fall of between 800 to 10,000 meters after being pulled from an airplane

January 26, 1972Srbská Kamenice, CzechoslovakiaA airliner carrying 28 people explodes mid-air, leaving only 22-year-old flight attendant Vesna Vulović alive About an hour after the DC-9 airplane took off from Copenhagen to Belgrade, it was broken apart by an explosion. It is believed many of those aboard the aircraft were sucked out of the vessel and…

Man uses pre-teen son to facilitate suicide

May 19, 1911 Greenwich, Connecticut Fred Husted, a wealthy farmer, informed his wife he felt too unwell to accompany her to run an errand. With Mrs. Husted out of the home, Fred convinced his 12-year-old son Lester to pull the trigger of a shotgun under the pretense he wanted to hear the firing mechanism to…