The aircraft damaged the support skeleton of the building. The fire gradually robbed the remaining steel of its strength until the floors began collapsing, leaving nothing but the horribly damaged outer shell to take the weight of the floors above.
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Did the twin towers fall before sept 11 2001?
No, the Twin Towers fell ON 9/11/2001 when 19 terrorists hijacked a plane and used them as a weapon to fly them into the Twin Towers, World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and an unknown location. The impact of thee plane hitting it caused IT TO CATCH ON FIRE AND FALL TO THE GROUND. aROUND 3000 PEOPLE died that day. Now in place of the Twin Towers is The Freedom Tower which is taller than the Twin Towers. 9/11 people, You Will...
Did the twin towers actually fall down?
The Twin Towers did not fall down in the traditional sense. They were broken up at least in part by explosions and the resulting debris fell down. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUDoGuLpirc ...
What cause the two Twin Towers to crash?
Failure in the designs of the twin towers cause the towers to fall due to extreme temperatures of fire cause by the planes that crashed into the towers. The concrete and steel reinforcement wasnt enough to withstand to extreme conditions. ...
What year were the twin towers built and what year did they fall?
they were built 1966 , they collapse in 2001