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Building implodes - kind of

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 00:32

May 13 - The implosion of a four thousand tonnes silo in Australia didn't quite go according to plan. Sharon Reich reports.

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Have you ever seen an implosion gone wrong? Well stay put. The demolition team set off about 220 pounds of explosives to destroy this building in Redbank Australia, but it seems that just wasn't enough to completely destroy the structure. As it began to collapse, it actually got stuck. For about forty minutes the silo looked like Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa. Finally, with the help of some heavy duty machinery - the team was able to push the silo the rest of the way over.

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Building implodes - kind of

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 00:32