Highly decorated former New York City detective Bo Dietl admits that his first instinct on 9/11 was that the twin towers were downed with explosives, as he conceded that he shared many questions about the official story with 9/11 truth activists he had formerly debunked on national television.
What started out as a adversarial confrontation with members of We Are Change turned into a cordial discussion as Dietl contradicted some of his previous public statements on 9/11 and appeared to agree with the group on several issues, presumably prompted by the fact that his daughter was doing a research paper on 9/11 which lent credence to the suspect nature of the official story behind the attacks.
"I had a perfect view....next thing is I hear screaming, I looked up and when these are coming down you know what the first thing I said is? They had fucking bombs in those buildings - I'm telling you what was in my mind, I said there had to be bombs in the buildings," said Dietl.
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"You're talking about two 110 story buildings that fucking evaporated," said Dietl, adding, "Where are the people....I ask the same questions it's such a devastating thing."
"Where the fuck did all these bodies go - it was pulverized - no bones, no DNA was found, I didn't see no body parts" added Dietl, who was on the scene to help rescue workers and firefighters shortly after the towers' collapse.
Dietl confirmed that the collapse of WTC 7 was known ahead of time and that he was told to stay away from the building.
Dietl also described it as a "fucking crime" that members of the Bin Laden family were flown out of the country under FBI supervision in the days following 9/11 when all other air traffic was grounded.
The former detective also mentioned how his former friend FBI agent John O'Neill, who died in the towers, was prevented by the FBI from prosecuting Bin Laden and other Al-Qaeda members.
However, Dietl's claim that "they never dreamt in a million years the tragedy that happened would happen" in the context of his assertion that the faulty construction of the towers contributed to their sudden collapse is demonstrably false.
Numerous different World Trade Center designers and construction specialists are on record as having ruled out the possibility that multiple commercial jetliner impacts could bring the towers down.
A February 3, 1964 white paper which was written during the design phase of the towers stated, "The buildings have been investigated and found to be safe in an assumed collision with a large jet airliner (Boeing 707 DC 8) traveling at 600 miles per hour. Analysis indicates that such collision would result in only local damage which could not cause collapse or substantial damage to the building and would not endanger the lives and safety of occupants not in the immediate area of impact."
In 2001, Leslie Robertson, one of the two original structural engineers for the World Trade Center, stated, "The twin towers were in fact the first structures outside the military and nuclear industries designed to resist the impact of a jet airplane."
Also in early 2001, Frank A. Demartini, on-site construction manager for the World Trade Center, said on camera, "The building was designed to have a fully loaded 707 crash into it. That was the largest plane at the time. I believe that the building probably could sustain multiple impacts of jetliners because this structure is like the mosquito netting on your screen door -- this intense grid -- and the jet plane is just a pencil puncturing that screen netting. It really does nothing to the screen netting."
Since Dietl still serves as Chairman of the New York State Security Guard Advisory Council, his comments are of great significance in the quest for a new investigation.