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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Safety Precautions

  • Aired: 09/09/2003
  • 02:41
  • Rating: NR
Before they could sign off on the design for the World Trade Center, engineer Leslie Robertson and his team had to consider all possible events that might take place in a high rise building. One of these possibilities was that of an airplane impact—there had been two incidences of aircraft impact on New York City skyscrapers at that time.
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