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Paul Leyland
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It was fun to watch and some of those observing from the ground did quite well too…

https://twitter.com/fallingstarIfA/status/1574583529731670021?s=20&t=bSNlZJgGJmZCFPEEcFqEvA

3 tonnes of TNT appears to have made a pretty impressive cloud of debris.

Well, it is (or was) a loosely bound rubble pile according to the images returned so perhaps it is not too surprising that a lot of rubble was thrown out.