NUCLEAR power plants are more vulnerable to a 9/11-style attack than officials think, a study says. Scientists say testing of reinforced concrete walls focused on smaller planes, rather than passenger jets. In a trial 30 years ago, an F-4 Phantom flown into the walls used at power plants at 500mph was totally destroyed. But Dr Topi Sikanen, of the Technical Research Centre of Finland, said a bigger commercial plane could penetrate the 4ft to 7ft thick walls: “Following the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001, these analyses have been extended to assume the impact of a large commercial aircraft.
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