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** The most well known are the ''kamikaze'' -- fighter pilots loading their planes up with explosives and full fuel tanks then intentionally crashing into enemy ships.

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** The most well known are the ''kamikaze'' -- fighter pilots loading their planes up with explosives and full fuel tanks explosives, then intentionally crashing crashed into enemy ships.

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* The ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' OVA replaces the iconic [[MemeticMutation road roller]] with an oil tanker that Dio punches so hard it explodes. It likely inspired the steamroller exploding in the [[VideoGame/JoJosBizarreAdventureHeritageForTheFuture video]] [[VideoGame/JoJosBizarreAdventureAllStarBattle games]].

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* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', Ant-Man does a much more literal version of this by ''accident''. During the airport fight, he gives Cap a shrunken truck and tells him to throw it at a disc that will enlarge it after he throws the disc. Once the truck is enlarged it lands near War Machine and explodes as soon as it hits the ground. Ant-Man is shocked though because he thought it was a '''water''' truck, not a '''tanker''' truck.


* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'': Orks ([[CrazyAwesome of course]]) take this trope and turn it UpToEleven. While some might be content with filling mere trukks and planes with explosives (and given how Orks drive, that's pretty much what they do), Orks hollow out giant asteroids, fit them with equally oversized engines, life-support systems and warp drives, and hurl them into space on collision course with a planet. This leaves the Rok with one of two options: crash land on target, unleashing thousands of fight-happy Orks, fully equipped with weapons, vehicles, ammo and fuel; or airburst, causing a catastrophic explosion as the aforementioned ammo, fuel, and giant engines go boom. Both options are considered equally entertaining by the Orks.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'': ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': Orks ([[CrazyAwesome of course]]) take this trope and turn it UpToEleven. While some might be content with filling mere trukks and planes with explosives (and given how Orks drive, that's pretty much what they do), Orks hollow out giant asteroids, fit them with equally oversized engines, life-support systems and warp drives, and hurl them into space on collision course with a planet. This leaves the Rok with one of two options: crash land on target, unleashing thousands of fight-happy Orks, fully equipped with weapons, vehicles, ammo and fuel; or airburst, causing a catastrophic explosion as the aforementioned ammo, fuel, and giant engines go boom. Both options are considered equally entertaining by the Orks.


* In a non-combat example, the fleet that carries the ''Kite'' to the Edge in ''Discworld/TheLastHero'' use rafts loaded with inflammable materials and swamp dragons to blast a gap in the Circumfence and clear the way for the vessel's launch.

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* In a non-combat example, the fleet that carries the ''Kite'' to the Edge in ''Discworld/TheLastHero'' ''Literature/TheLastHero'' use rafts loaded with inflammable materials and swamp dragons to blast a gap in the Circumfence and clear the way for the vessel's launch.


* ''Literature/EndlingTheLast'': Tobble destroys a Marsonian ship by crashing a flaming boat into it.

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* ''Literature/EndlingTheLast'': ''Literature/{{Endling}}'': Tobble destroys a Marsonian ship by crashing a flaming boat into it.


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* In ''VideoGame/DaysGone'' the residents of the Lost Lake camp use one as a distraction, so as to gain entry to [[spoiler: the Militia's island fortress]] after [[spoiler: resident scumbag Skizzo]] joins up with the faction and informs its leader of the camp's existence [[spoiler: with the intent of it being conquered and forcefully absorbed into the Militia, like every other camp it's run across.]] Oh, and [[spoiler: Skizzo foiled Deacon's attempted escape with Sarah, with Deacon only managing to escape when Colonel Garrett's [[TheDragon dragon]] goes AWOL and refuses to execute him, so now the Colonel is holding Sarah as a hostage and this is Deacons last chance to get her back.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/DaysGone'' the residents of the Lost Lake camp use one as a distraction, so as to gain entry to [[spoiler: the Militia's island fortress]] after [[spoiler: resident scumbag Skizzo]] joins up with the faction and informs its leader of the camp's existence [[spoiler: with the intent of it being conquered and forcefully absorbed into the Militia, like every other camp it's run across.]] Oh, and [[spoiler: Skizzo foiled Deacon's attempted escape with Sarah, with Deacon only managing to escape when Militia Colonel Garrett's [[TheDragon dragon]] goes AWOL and refuses to execute him, so now the Colonel is holding Garrett [[NowItsPersonal has Sarah as a hostage hostage]] due to Skizzo showing up at the worst possible moment and this is Deacons last chance recognizing Deacon, DURING his and Sarah's attempt to get her back.go AWOL.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/DaysGone'' the residents of the Lost Lake camp use one as a distraction, so as to gain entry to [[spoiler: the Militia's island fortress]] after [[spoiler: resident scumbag Skizzo]] joins up with the faction and informs its leader of the camp's existence [[spoiler: with the intent of it being conquered and forcefully absorbed into the Militia, like every other camp it's run across.]] Oh, and [[spoiler: Skizzo foiled Deacon's attempted escape with Sarah, with Deacon only managing to escape when Colonel Garrett's [[TheDragon dragon]] goes AWOL and refuses to execute him, so now the Colonel is holding Sarah as a hostage and this is Deacons last chance to get her back.]]

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* ''Literature/EndlingTheLast'': Tobble destroys a Marsonian ship by crashing a flaming boat into it.

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* In ''Film/TheGiantGilaMonster'', Chase loads his car with nitroglycerin and crashes it into the eponymous monster when it proves to be ImmuneToBullets. ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' made fun of the fact that a car full of nitroglycerin driving across rough terrain [[ArtisticLicenseChemistry would go off WAY easier than what's shown in the movie]].


** British amphibious attack on the heavily defended docks of Saint-Nazaire in occupied France; taking place during the night of 28 March 1942 during the Second World War. A destroyer carrying tons of explosives hidden inside it was rammed into the exposed caisson of the Normandie Dock. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Nazaire_Raid Operation Chariot, the St. Nazaire Raid]]

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** British amphibious attack on the heavily defended docks of Saint-Nazaire in occupied France; taking place during the night of 28 March 1942 during the Second World War. A destroyer carrying tons of explosives hidden inside it was rammed into the exposed caisson of the Normandie Dock. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Nazaire_Raid Operation Chariot, the St. Nazaire Raid]]Raid]]. While [[WheresTheKaboom it took a while to explode after the crash]], it wiped out several hundred German soldiers and knocked the whole dock out of commission for the remainder of the war.

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* ''Videogame/AgeOfEmpiresII'' gives every civilization (except the Koreans) Demolition Rafts and Ships, which are packed to the brim with explosives and whose only attack is to ram themselves into things and explode, causing massive damage. They're the fastest vessels in the game, so they're pretty hard to fend off, and are ideal if there's a heavily-loaded transport coming for your shores.





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* In ''Fanfic/{{Forward}}'', the crew straps some bombs to the mule from ''Film/{{Serenity}}'' and drops it on [[spoiler: Womack]]'s gunship.
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* A whole ''swarm'' of MolotovTruck boats turns the tide of battle when the New Crobuzon fleet attacks Armada in ''Literature/TheScar''.

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* A In ''Literature/TheScar'', a whole ''swarm'' of MolotovTruck Molotov boats turns the tide of battle when the New Crobuzon fleet attacks Armada in ''Literature/TheScar''.Armada.



* In ''Literature/CibolaBurn'', the militia on ''Edward Israel'' turns one of their shuttles into an impromptu missile by packing it with explosives to use in case those unruly illegal colonists on the planet get some uppity ideas.



** This is called back to in ''Fanfic/{{Forward}}'', when the crew straps some bombs to the mule from ''Film/{{Serenity}}'' and drops it on [[spoiler: Womack]]'s gunship.



** Failed spectacularly during one attack in Glasgow. Inept wannabe terrorists set a Jeep on fire and tried to crash the passenger terminal at the airport. The [[HeroicBystander bystanders]] were none too pleased. (And we are talking about [[ViolentGlaswegian Scotland]], after all). One [[BraveScot particularly bold bystander]] charged the terrorist who had accidentally [[ManOnFire lit himself on fire]] and delivered a [[GroinAttack kick to the guy's balls so hard that it tore a tendon in the kicker's foot]]. [[/folder]]

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** Failed spectacularly during one attack in Glasgow. Inept wannabe terrorists set a Jeep on fire and tried to crash the passenger terminal at the airport. The [[HeroicBystander bystanders]] were none too pleased. (And we are talking about [[ViolentGlaswegian Scotland]], after all). One [[BraveScot particularly bold bystander]] charged the terrorist who had accidentally [[ManOnFire lit himself on fire]] and delivered a [[GroinAttack kick to the guy's balls so hard that it tore a tendon in the kicker's foot]]. foot]].
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* In the pilot episode of ''Series/TheLoneGunmen'', there is a governement conspiracy to crash a passenger plane into the middle of New York.

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* In the pilot episode of ''Series/TheLoneGunmen'', there is a governement government conspiracy to crash a passenger plane into the middle of New York.York.
* A (probably unintentionally) hilarious example from ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'': An accused pedophile is exiting the courthouse and his wife arrives to pick him up and gets out of her car. Out of nowhere he leaps into the car and speeds off, driving directly under a tanker truck which almost seems to pause to think about it before deciding to blow up.

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