Terrible Accident Found in Google Earth Imagery – Or is it?

GoogleSightseeing.com points to two terrible-looking accidents found close to one another in new imagery from Berlin, Germany. The first shows a double-decker bus on its side which is crushing another car beneath it. And, then just a few dozen meters away is a train which has crashed into a car and two other cars having crashed into the train. But, then things get a little weird. It turns out the train tracks are barely longer than the train.
These awful looking wrecks were discovered by some folks at the Google Earth Community. GEC member ‘Felippo’ points out that these “accidents” are actually part of a firefighting training facility called Feuerwehr- und Rettungsdienstschule Berlin. You can see the two “accidents” in Google Earth.
Here are some other accident stories involving Google Earth:

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.


  1. in two seconds you see all in a small area, you see form of facilities, it’s a training center for police or firemen … ( just take a look at vehicles with gyro and with the same colors )

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