Explosive Ejections of Dust and Pieces
- Thick dust clouds spewed from towers in all directions,
at around 50 feet/second.
- Solid objects were thrown ahead of the dust --
a feature of explosive demolition.
- The steel was thoroughly cleansed of its spray-on insulation.
- Some pieces of the perimeter wall were thrown laterally 500 feet.
- Aluminum cladding was blown 500 feet in all directions.
- Blast waves broke hundreds of windows in buildings over 400 feet away.