Skywalk Collapse
Skywalk Collapse
Skywalk Collapse
Vital statistics
Series Seconds from Disaster
Title Skywalk Collapse
Airdate January 10, 2006
Disaster Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse
Date July 17, 1981
Kind Collapse
Nature Electrical Failure, Central Fuel Tank Explosion
Fatalities 114

Skywalk Collapse is the 27th episode of Seconds from Disaster and discovers the reason of United States' worst structural failure.

Plot Edit

1,500 people gather for a dance in the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City. The 2nd and 4th floor skywalks, hung from steel rods, fail under the weight of the guests. They collapse and crush 114 people to death. This was the worst structural failure in the United States.