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Re: That was then..

On Wed, 10 Oct 2001 13:33:15 +0100, Robbie Honerkamp wrote:
>"Anyone wanna bet that the World Trade Center could survive
>an 767-300 impact?"


The funny thing is, despite the tragedy which happened, the building
*did* survive the impact of the plane hitting it.  What it didn't do
was hold up to the heat of the sustained ignited jet fuel fire of a
long-range flight.  If it wasn't as well designed as it was, then we
would have seen a much larger tragedy, and less survivors.  The twin
towers didn't directly collapse from the impact of the planes hitting
it...they collapsed from a large, very hot, uncontrollable fire.

Just my 2 cents,
Reuben Bruchez