Loose Change Documentart Response

1240 Words Oct 16th, 2014 5 Pages
On September 11, 2001 the United States became ground for numerous terrorist attacks, killing many innocent Americans. One of the attacks included the crashing of United Airlines Flight 93. The plan crashed at 10:03 A.M into a field in Shanksville Pennsylvania at 580 mph. It was Boeing 757 that held 37 passengers and 7 crew members that all were killed from the crash. The flights path was originally suppose to fly from Newark, New Jersey to San Francisco, California, until four Muslim Hijackers took control of the plane and were headed toward Washington D.C (Avery). The passengers were frightened for their lives and several were able to make phone calls to their families to say their last goodbyes before the crash. When the passengers were …show more content…
They don’t understand how is debris from the plane crash could have been able to travel that far from the impact with out being struck by something before it crashed. They give three examples of historic plane crashes such as, Turkish Airlines Flight 981, Air India 182, and Japan Flight 123. All three crashes left behind a good size of wreckage, numerous bodies and one, Japan Flight 123, even managed to have 4 survivors (Avery). So how does a Boeing 757 and all its’ passengers completely disappear they ask. Then they go on to show the reports that no jet fuel was left behind in water or soil from the department of environmental protection. They also questioned how that could have been possible when the plane crashed with 5,000 gallons or 37,500 pounds of jet fuel. Lastly the documentary states the fragile items that were left behind, such as a red bandana, the hijacker’s driver’s license, passports, and a Marriot hotel card from the flight attendant. They overall conclude that there was no way a 757 could have crashed on that day. They claim it had to have been a smaller plane shot down as a cover up and that the original plane landed somewhere safely. Another source from BBC news argues differently. They say there are clear pictures that show airplane wreckage and that the cockpit voice recorder showed that the passenger tried to regain control of the plane. They also…