Originally Posted by CliffordK
Moral of the story,
Don't stand above a closed compartment rigged with explosives.
Well, those persons in the video are either terribly negligent, plain stupid or just don't give a damn about their lives. I just cannot consider them professionals.
I realize that they have payed a heavy price for their conduit, but things like this really make me angry, so I'll say what I think anyways.
"He says that this way (by staying on board) he will have more control over the demolition."
Control over what, once he has pushed that button? Control over the supersonic pressure and heat wave? Control over huge pieces of hot metal thrown all around at high speed? Oh, really?
Looks like every profession has it's Schettino.