Video – Damp squib at the Silverdome…

Stadium fails to fall in high profile implosion.

It was a spectacle that demolition enthusiasts and sports fans around the world had been waiting for. But when crunch time finally arrived for the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit, the spectacle failed to live up to expectations.

Rather than seeing a massive stadium fall to the skill of the explosives engineers, the world watched in disappointment as the charges fired and the entire structure remained unmoved: