Jillian Bandes
This ABC video shows what happens when 50 grams of PETN explodes on an airplane. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was carrying one and a half times that amount in his underwear on the Detroit flight.

The relevant footage starts at -1.42.

Jillian Bandes

Jillian Bandes is the National Political Reporter for Townhall.com