Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster: Analysis of Published Accounts of the World Trade Center Evacuation [open pdf - 285KB]
This document contains an analysis of the first-person accounts of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The study documented the experience and situation for each survivor interviewed, including any injuries they sustained, the information they had available, and the conditions each person encountered during their evacuation. The goal for this research is to gain insight into human behavior and response time during an evacuation to guide future research and investigations.
Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS)
NIST NCSTAR 1-7A, National Institute of Standards and Technology NCSTAR 1-7A