As much engineering goes into the display of fireworks as the fireworks themselves. The first step in creating a show is getting a musical score. This score is analyzed for mood and fanfare and then the entire show is designed digitally.
The Kitty Hawk (NC) Police Dept. posted this Facebook video showing a simulated crash involving a car and a pickup truck with dummies being tossed into the air from the violent collision to demonstrate the danger of riding in the bed of a truck.
A JetBlue flight suffered a communications failure and a pilot mistakenly entered a hijack alert while taxiing for takeoff at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday evening, prompting major response from Port Authority Police and the FBI.