History Detectives

Empire State Crash

Clip: Season 10 Episode 2 | 13m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

On a foggy Saturday in 1945, a B-25 Bomber flew into the Empire State Building. Irv Atkins says his father Louis came home from work the following Monday with a piece of twisted metal he found sitting in his office amid his broken windows. The Atkins family has always believed this was a piece of the plane. Eduardo Pagán investigates to give this piece of metal its proper place in history.

Aired: 07/23/12

Rating: NR

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