Roy asked in Social ScienceEconomics · 4 weeks ago

Would it have been possible to survive 9/11 with a parrashut above the impact zone?

I remember reading about daredevils sneaking parachutes up tall skyscrapers and jumping. would it have been possible to do this on say one of the world trade centers? even with all that smoke?

4 Answers

  • JuanB
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago
    Favourite answer

    An experienced BASE jumper could survive.  Even a basic trained parashotist would not make it. 

  • Ray
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    It would have been possible. The bad news is that if anyone else in your office knew you had it you may have been in a fight for the parachute. 

    Then the other issue is that you would not be able to go to the rooftop due to the elevators being taken out by the impact, and the stairways being in a raging inferno [too hot]. 


    You would need to break the window and jump. 


    No one expected the towers to collapse, but after the first fell i guarantee you just about anyone would do the skydive. 


    You would break the window, jump and avoid other buildings, land on the road. After you land few people would pay attention to you due to the chaos that was going on. You could stay and watch or go home. You would not feel good knowing your fellow coworkers were still stuck up there. 

  • camray
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    It absolutely would have been possibly. 

  • Oiy
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    Economically, there is no prosperity.

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