Today in History - November 9

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Saturday, Nov 9 2013 by

1951 – A Bell X-1E aircraft was destroyed in a ground fire following a captive flight test.

Bell X-1E (Google Maps)
Bell X-1E

2007 – The Corps of Engineers released the Isabella Dam Consensus Report, that confirmed the high-risk classification of the dam, ranking Isabella Dam among the 6 highest risk and highest priority dams in America, and later elevated it to the highest priority.

Isabella Dam (StreetView)
Isabella Dam