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US News9/11 Timeline: Revisiting the September 11 Attacks at World Trade Center, Pentagon, Flight 93

07:45  11 september  2019
07:45  11 september  2019 Source:   newsweek.com

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The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9 / 11 ) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday

On September 11 , 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside

9/11 Timeline: Revisiting the September 11 Attacks at World Trade Center, Pentagon, Flight 93 © SETH MCALLISTER/AFP/Getty A hijacked commercial plane crashes into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, in New York. Wednesday marked the 18th anniversary of the attacks.

The attacks on September 11, 2001, were a defining moment in millions of lives. Eighteen years later, people still pause to remember the events of that day and their global impact.

Wednesday marked the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of almost 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on United Airlines Flight 93. Each year, remembrance services are held in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where Flight 93 crashed.

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During the September 11 attacks of 2001, 2,977 people were killed (excluding the 19 hijackers) and more than 6,000 others injured. The immediate deaths included 265 on the four planes

September 11 , 2001 Attack on the World Trade Center , let us not forget, and my condolences to the Heros & Victoms of 911. May the victoms and Heros RIP May

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While an unforgettable moment for millions of people, as the years pass, the population of those too young to remember that fateful Tuesday morning grows. Therefore, similarly to other historic events, it becomes increasingly important to remember the circumstances of that day to preserve the memory of its thousands of victims and heroes.

Timeline of Events

5:45 a.m.: Hijackers Mohamed Atta and Abdul Aziz al-Omari board a flight at Portland International Jetport in Maine, later connecting to American Airlines Flight 11 at Boston Logan International Airport.

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7:49 a.m.: Flight 11 takes off.

8:15 a.m.: United Airlines Flight 175 takes off from Boston, bound for Los Angeles.

8:20 a.m.: American Airlines Flight 77 takes off from Washington Dulles International Airport.

8:24 a.m.: Atta broadcasts a message to air traffic control, "We have some planes. Just stay quiet and you will be okay." The captain of Flight 175, United Airlines pilot Victor J. Saracini, picks up Atta's transmission from Flight 11 and informs the Federal Aviation Administration.

8:37 a.m.: Boston's air traffic control center alerts the Air Force's Northeast Air Defense Sector to Atta's message. Air National Guard jets are mobilized to follow Flight 11.

8:42 a.m.: United Airlines Flight 93 takes off from Newark International Airport.

8:46 a.m.: Flight 11 crashes into floors 93 through 99 of the north tower of the World Trade Center. Responders mobilize.

8:50 a.m.: President George W. Bush is notified of the attacks while visiting an elementary school in Florida.

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2.1 American Airlines Flight 11 – World Trade Center - North Tower. 2.3 American Airlines Flight 77 – Pentagon . At the time , Hazmi was living with Khalid al-Mihdhar, another 9 / 11 hijacker.[28] The hijackers of the same plane often had very strong ties as many of them attended school together or

In September 2001, al-Qaida terrorists hijacked three passenger planes and carried out coordinated suicide attacks against the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. All passengers and crew on board the planes were killed, as were nearly 3

8:52 a.m.: A flight attendant on Flight 175 informs a United Airlines operator that the flight has been hijacked.

8:59 a.m.: Port Authority Police Department Sergeant Al Devona orders the twin towers to be evacuated.

9:03 a.m.: United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into floors 77 through 85 of the south tower of the World Trade Center.

9:05 a.m.: Bush is informed a second plane hit the south tower.

9:12 a.m.: Passengers on Flight 77 call their loved ones to tell them the plane was hijacked.

9:37 a.m.: American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon.

9:42 a.m.: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounds all flights.

9:45 a.m.: The White House and Capitol are evacuated.

9:58 a.m.: Flight 93 passenger Edward P. Felt uses his cell phone to dial 9-1-1 and inform emergency operators of the hijacking.

9:59 a.m.: The south tower collapses.

10:03 a.m.: Passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 attack the hijackers aboard their plane in an attempt to seize control. The hijackers crash the plane into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

10:15 a.m.: The Pentagon's E Ring collapses.

10:28 a.m.: The north tower collapses.

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The September 11 attacks timeline is a chronological list of all the major events leading up to, during, and immediately following the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington that day.

September 11 attacks , series of airline hijackings and suicide attacks committed in 2001 by 19 American Airlines flight 11 and United Airlines flight 175 were flown into the World Trade Center ’s north and south Timeline of the September 11 Attacks . Read more about the events on that day.

11:02 a.m.: New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani orders the evacuation of Lower Manhattan.

12:16 p.m.: United States airspace is closed.

12:30 p.m.: A group of survivors is found in the lower section of the North Tower's stairwell B.

5:20 p.m.: The building at 7 World Trade Center collapses.

8:30 p.m.: Bush addresses the nation from the White House.

Gallery: What happened on 9/11, 18 years ago (Business Insider)

At the World Trade Center, 2,753 people were killed. An additional 184 perished at the Pentagon, and 40 were killed when Flight 93 crashed in Pennsylvania. Eighteen years later, first responders are still dealing with the mental and physical effects of clearing the wreckage at ground zero. According to ABC News, more than 200 people have died from illnesses related to the attacks.


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