Gizmodo: No One Was Hurt in This [Alameda Point] Google Maps Plane Crash, March 4, 2011


Google Maps shot of Alameda, California, and you'll see an arresting site: a downed commercial aircraft spewing debris, with its wings snapped into pieces and its hull cut cleanly in half. It looks like a crash perfect enough for a TV show. And in fact that's just what it was.

(Includes video clip of film)