Seconds From Disaster – S02E09 – Hotel Collapse Singapore

The Hotel New World disaster (Chinese: 新世界酒店坍塌事件; Malay: Tragedi Hotel New World runtuh) occurred on 15 March 1986, and was Singapore’s deadliest civil disaster since the Spyros disaster of 12 October 1978. The six-story building situated at the junction of Serangoon Road and Owen Road rapidly collapsed, trapping 50 people beneath the rubble. 17 were rescued, while 33 were killed.
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