May 17, 2014

Last known photographs of people

By on Saturday, May 17, 2014

Keith Moon of the Who
Vietnamese women and children about to be killed by American troops. 1968

Hani Hanjour and Majed Moqed caught on ATM surveillance camera about a week before 9/11

Karl Wallenda, a tightrope walker falls to his death.

In 1978, at age 73,Karl Wallenda attempted a walk between the two towers of the ten-story Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on a wire stretched 121 ft (37 metres) above the pavement, but fell to his death when winds exceeded 30 mph (48 kilometres per hour). The Wallenda family attributed the tragedy to misconnected guide ropes and not the windy conditions.[citation needed] A film crew from WAPA-TV in San Juan taped the fall
Jim Morrison of The Doors

Ayrton Senna before the race that killed him in 1994

Keith Sapsford fell to his death from a Japan-bound DC-8 as it took off.

In 1970, Keith Sapsford, a 14-year-old boy, died after falling from the wheel-well of a Tokyo-bound Japan Air Lines DC-8 taking off from the Kingsford Smith Airport at Sydney, Australia.
John Gilpin, an amateur photographer, was testing his new camera lens as the plane took off and unwittingly caught Keith Sapsford’s 200 foot plunge to death.
Freddie Mercury on his lawn

Victor Hugo on his deathbed

Robert Overacker’s parachute failed to open as he plunged into Niagara Falls in 1995
Cameron Gallagher ran the Virginia Beach’s Shamrock Half Marathon, collapsed immediately after finishing
Vladimir Lenin’s piercing stare while in a wheelchair

An unknown woman jumping off a bridge in China

Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto before he was shot down during Operation Vengeance

Brian Jones hanging out with the band

The execution of Hungarian Fascist Ferenc Szálasi in 1946.

Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu’s execution

Philip Seymour Hoffman passed out on an airplane, Jan. 30, 2014

Leonard Siffleet, an Australian serviceman about to beheaded by a member of the Japanese Navy, 1943

Last known photo of Chris Benoit

Last footage of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes before she was killed in a car accident

Andrew McKenzie, shortly before his execution by firing squad in Angola. 1976

Paul Walker next to the Porsche that would kill him.

Chris Farley’s last photo

Amy Winehouse at what would be her last concert

Wing walker Jane Wicker’s last wave to the crowd before the plane crashed into the ground

Ahmed Samir Assem’s final footage — he captures the man who would shoot and kill him on film
Inejiro Asanuma about to be stabbed by a katana by his assassin


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