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According to my father (may he rest in peace) US Army Air Corp (WWII) it
was a B-17 and did not do much damage. 
Bobo

On Wed, 7 Jul 1999, Roger Turk wrote:

> Rodrigo Lema wrote:
> 
> . > Does anyone know of a good source on the analysis of a structure to 
> . > airplane impact loads?
> 
> There must be a paper somewhere on the Empire State Building.  In 1946, a 
> B-24 (?) flying in a fog plowed into the 84th (?) floor of the Empire State 
> Building.  Still remember seeing the picture of the tail of the plane 
> sticking out of the building.
> 
> A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
> Tucson, Arizona
> 
>