Robert Overacker’s parachute failed to open when he performed a jet ski stunt over Niagara Falls. Overacker was attempting to raise awareness for the homeless. He died at Greater Niagara General Hospital one hour after this photo was taken.
William Becker, the mayor of St.Louis between 1941 and was about to head out on a trip in a World War II glider. Sadly, the glider’s wing broke off and it plunged to the ground, killing the mayor and the remaining 9 people on board.