November 12, 2014 4:06 pm -

At about 12:45 p.m. Juan Lizama and Juan Lopez were left dangling on the South side of the World Trade Center after a cable on the scaffolding snapped on the 1,776-foot skyscraper.

[su_center_ad]It took 90 minutes to rescue the men who suffered no injuries, only mild hypothermia.

Let’s look at this in another view:

Footage courtesy of CBS:


H/T: The incomparable @CarlaAkins with thanks. [/su_csky_ad]

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

5 responses to World Trade Center Window Washers Dangled 68 Stories Above The Ground For 90 Minutes

  1. rg9rts November 12th, 2014 at 4:16 pm


  2. R.J. Carter November 12th, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    Huh. Wouldja look at that. Never saw my gonads retract like that before.

    • OldLefty November 12th, 2014 at 4:27 pm

      I was just thinking how i would ‘leggo my eggo’.

  3. fancypants November 12th, 2014 at 9:53 pm

    you just cut a hole in a window I just washed !

  4. Bunya November 13th, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Holy cow! An accident like that would have me swearing off window washing forever!