In Steven Spielberg's 2005 remake of War of the Worlds, starring Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning, the Earth is beset by invading aliens in menacing tripod killing-machines.
Actual War of the Worlds movie set
Amidst the destruction their invasion causes is a plane crash which can be seen on the Backlot Studio Tour at Universal Studios Hollywood.
War of the Worlds Universal Studios Tour banner
War of the Worlds backlot movie set
This fantastically realistic set which cost millions of dollars to create, which included shipping in the airplane in four sepearate pieces, was photographed on April 13, 2009.
War of the Worlds movie poster
Buy the DVD in the USA: War of the Worlds (Widescreen Two-Disc Special Edition)