National Geographic Channel Seconds From Disaster

Season 2 Episode 9

Hotel Collapse

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Sep 27, 2005 on National Geographic
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Hotel Collapse
On March 15, 1986, Singapore experienced the worst national disaster since the end of the Second World War. At 11.25 a.m., Hotel New World, a popular budget hotel, bank and nightclub in Singapore's Little India District collapsed like a pack of cards. In less than a minute, the occupants of the building were buried under a mammoth pile of concrete and debris. 33 people lost their lives.moreless

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