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During World War II, an Allied airman, Alan Magee , fell out of the underside ball turret of his B-17 at 22,000 ft (6,706 m) and survived . The MythBusters test one version of this story. According to the explosives expert used for the episode, this was the largest explosion executed for MythBusters up to that time with 500 lb (227 kg) of dynamite and detcord and was ignited with 2 blasting caps as Adam mentions in the dialog, one for the detcord, and other for the balloons. The resulting explosion travelled at a velocity of 21,000 ft (6,401 m) per second, destroying the train station and killing the airman proving that it was impossible for a bomb shockwave and human body to equalize pressure.