A snippet that bears on the "demolition" theory of 9-11

I was browsing the web regarding 9-11, and came upon a very interesting story. An employee of Fuji Bank who worked on the upper floors of the World Trade Center II was one of those who was sent back up the elevator by security guards after the first plane struck. He was actually on one of the floors that were directly hit by the second airplane. He was helped out by someone else who worked in the building. Otherwise he would have probably died.

I myself worked on the same floor or floors in the summer of 1999, and you can see on this website some of the pictures I took at that time from the windows of WTC 2.

So I found the story of  Stanley Praimnath (who I may well have run into while I was working there) riveting. Ken Walker authored an account of his ordeal for Today's Christian, which may be found at http://www.christianitytoday.com/tc/2002/005/2.28.html.


Praimnath
may have participated in the same fire drill that I participated in in 1999, where we all walked out the building from the 79th floor. Anyway, his story is very much worth reading.

What startled me, however, is the description Mr. Walker gives of Mr. Praimnath's account of the falling of the towers. I'll quote:

"Two blocks later, they [Stanley and the man who rescued him] stopped outside historic Trinity Church and grasped its gates. Soon, they watched in horror as the South Tower wobbled and shook ominously. Flares of smoky debris shot from the building like Roman candles. Then, finally, the South Tower—the building in which Praimnath had just stood minutes earlier— began to fall upon itself. Only 47 minutes had passed between the plane's impact and the tower's collapse."

THE SOUTH TOWER WOBBLED AND SHOOK OMINOUSLY. FLARES OF SMOKY DEBRIS SHOT FROM THE BUILDING LIKE ROMAN CANDLES....THEN .....THE SOUTH TOWER...BEGAN TO FALL UPON ITSELF.

I think this description is quite interesting, because, as this article was written just a year after 9-11, there were only a few who were promulgating the theory that the towers fell by controlled demolition, rather than the weakening of the structures due to the impact of the planes and the fire that ensued. But this description is eerily consistent with a controlled demolition.

1. The South Tower wobbled and shook ominously.
2. Flares of smoky debris shot from the building like roman candles.
3.The south tower began to fall upon itself.

That's a pretty good chronology. You draw your own conclusions.

posted 7/18/2007

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