July 28 1945 at 9:49 AM a B-25 bomber
crashed into the Empire State Building in New York City.
Betty Lou Oliver
was injured in the crash and after being stabilized was placed in an
to go to a waiting ambulance.
Unfortunately the plane severed the safety cables and
they snapped and the elevator started to fall.
1000 feet later, after plunging 75 stories Betty Lou
Oliver set the world record for the longest survived elevator fall.
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