A building in Turkey, 2009: the plan was for it to simply implode. Ooops.
Without the CNN screen-crawlies:
Chimney go THAT way:
Or THAT way:
Or maybe THAT way:
And this? This is just stupid:
I’m pretty sure this isn’t how you park a boat:
A lesson: each of these was, in retrospect, pretty easily preventable. And yet they happened… bad planning, bad thinking, bad luck, whatever. This can happen to *any* projects. If demolitions experts can screw up knocking over a simply chimney, imagine how wrong a missile, an airplane or a starship can go.