The remote controlled airplane wouldn't have done much damage
- (Flickr/Philiee Casablanca)
This week's terrorism threat that swept the region was from a Massachusetts man who intended to blow up the Capitol building with a remote-controlled plane — becasuse bombing the White House with a model train set was just too time-consuming. But is such a plot even feasable? No.
A model airplane can't blow up the Capitol building with some explosives, the AP reports:
And there were slim prospects of causing any serious damage to buildings like the Pentagon and Capitol, which are undoubtedly hardened to withstand explosions, according to Crippin, director of the Western Forensic Law Enforcement Training Center.
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