Seconds From Disaster: Explosion in the North Sea part 1 of 2

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Seconds From Disaster: Explosion in the North Sea part 1 of 2


A series of explosions and fires on the Piper Alpha, an oil platform 110 miles off the coast of Scotland that had been converted to natural gas production, results in the deaths of 167 people and the collapse of the platform.



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