On September 11, 2001 four passenger commercial jet airliners were hijacked and as a result approximately 3,000 human lives were lost. When asked about 9/11, many can recall exactly what they were doing when they heard the news that a plane crashed into one of the World Trade Center (WTC) buildings and many Americans can tell you how it all unfolded and the reason behind such a travesty. The “official story” provided by officials, and restated by Sofia Shafquat, producer of “9/11 Mysteries: Demolitions” say that “four passenger planes were hijacked and taken radically off course, within an hour, two of the planes had flown into the enormous steel towers of the World Trade Center, creating fires and eventually toppling them” (Shafquat).
September 11, 2001 (herein referred to as 9/11) was a day in American history, which will be remembered as the most horrific attack on American soil. This attack, carried out by nineteen Islamic extremists, was associated with al-Qaeda, and involved the hijacking of four airplanes. Two of those airplanes were hijacked and flown directly into the World Trade Center in New York City, New York. The third plane’s target was the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the fourth plane was brought down in Pennsylvania where it is believed the passengers aboard fought the hijackers. This horrific day in history cost over 3,000 people their lives, and was labeled the worst attack on American soil since the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II.
Many people can look back and remember September 9th, 2001, like it was yesterday. This day will be forever remembered in America’s History. This is the day the world seemed as it stood still. On 9/11, America experienced a major terrorist attack, which hijacked planes were crashed into the World Trade Centers in New York City, crashed into the Pentagon in the District of Columbia, and had a plane crash into the fields of Pennsylvania.
September 11, 2001 began as any ordinary day for Elvia Hogan as she left her home and headed for work. She recalled the sun shining and the sky a bright blue as she entered the counseling office at Hunter High School. As she approached her desk, she opened her computer to find the unbelievable image of an airplane in the top of one of the World Trade Center buildings. Phones were ringing, as the counselors began watching the news to follow what was happening when suddenly, a second plane flew into the neighboring tower.
September 11, 2001 is a day that no American will ever forget. That day has left a mark on each an everyone of us. That day is commonly known as ‘9/11’ and was the longest day in New York City. Everyone needs to know the dangers of each day, no matter if you see if coming or not. No one on that day know what life changing experience they would go through. Shortly after arriving to work in September 11, 2001, the attacks took place. Flights 11, 77, 93, and 175 were hijacked early in the morning and the crashed occurred shortly after. Not only were the Twin Towers hit that day, but the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania were hit. There are many survivors who shared their incredible stories. They addressed what was going throughout their minds
On September 11, 2001, a tragic event occurred strongly affected America. Four commercial airplanes were hijacked by nineteen terrorists who were part of the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda. The four planes crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and an open field in Pennsylvania. The events resulted in just less than three thousand deaths and and costed just under twenty billion dollars to replace the buildings and areas hit. Immediately, America changed.
September 11th, 2001 was a historic day in America as terrorists were able to inflict a serious blow to our country. At 8:46 am, a hijacked plane struck the north tower of the World
In the year of 2001 there were many events happening locally, nationally, and internationally. On January 2, 2001 there was a man in the Toledo area found dead in his house around 2am. The victim’s mother said there had even company over earlier before the incident happened, but this source doesn't say how it happened or who did it (“ToledoBlade.com”). The international event in 2001 as everyone knows is 9/11. Islamic fundamentalist terrorists hijack four U.S airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Center in New York City. The attack of two planes levels the World Trade Center and the crash of one plane inflicts serious damage to the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, causing nearly 3,000 deaths. The fourth plane is heroically crashed
September 11, 2001, millions of New Yorkers and American citizens woke up and started their day, unprepared and unaware for the catastrophic attack that would be taking place in just a few short hours. At 8:46 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower. The impact killed all of the passengers and crew as well as hundreds inside the building. At 9:03 a.m., a second plane, Flight 175, crashed into the corner of the South Tower killing passenger, crew, and workers who worked on floors seventy-five to eighty-three. Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m. killing approximately 185 individuals (History.com Staff). Because of the damaged to the support system, fires, and impact at extremely fast speed, the South Tower collapsed at 9:59 a.m. (Lipton and Glanz). Having heard about the acts of terrorism that had just taken place in New York and Washington, D.C., a group of passengers drove their plane, Flight 93, into a Pennsylvania field killing everyone on board but possibly saving hundreds of other lives in the process. The North Tower collapsed at 10:28 a.m. 102 minutes after being struck (History.com Staff). On September 11, 2001, almost twelve hundred people were wounded or killed by “coordinated suicide attempts” by Al Qaeda terrorists. In result to the four airplanes being hijacked and used for premediated reasons, the United States government instituted new regulations for entering the country and airport security as well as expounded on systems already in place.
On September 11th, 2001, or better known as “9/11”, several men who were supposedly linked to the terrorist group of al-Qaeda, hijacked 4 commercial jetliners with destined targets aimed at several buildings associating with our country’s government and economy. These attacks were all located in New York, and the most notable, most remembered, was the World Trade Center. Both towers that fell resulted in over 2,600 deaths from in and around the buildings. Along with this were the planes that struck the buildings which resulted in 147 additional deaths. To add up the numbers even more, nearly 60 more people were in the plane that hit the Pentagon, another target of the attacks, which held 125 deaths inside the building itself. The fourth plane, Flight 93, contained 40 more brave souls which defended a fourth target located in Washington.
September 11th, 2001 started out as a normal day for countless civilians. But it didn’t stay this way for long. At 8:45 am, Flight 767 crashed into the World Trade Center, which left a large, burning hole in the side of the tower and killed many on impact and multiple more
September, 11th, 2001, a day which shook the lives of Americans in a way that was unimaginable. A terrorist attack in the middle of the day in a metropolis city was a feeling that many people in America had never experienced. The attack was carried out by terrorists who hijacked 4 planes, then flew 2 planes into the World Trade Centre, another hit the Pentagon and the last plane crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. The feeling of loss, accompanied with sadness as well as anger was enough to trigger all kinds of thoughts into people’s hearts. The death toll of 2,996 people along with the deadliest attack on American soil since Pearl Harbour, devastated the United States forever. Immediately after the attacks, Americans were struggling to live
On, the morning of september 11, something terrible happened. People went to work in New York as they usually did. My job was in the world trade center. I arrived a little late to a meeting, and i thought it would be my biggest problem. Boy, was i wrong.
Do you know what one of the most tragic events of America’s history is? On September 11, 2001 at 8:46 AM two hijacked planes crashed into both the North Tower of the World trade center.An hour before people had come to the World Trade center and in seconds they had died, leaving families torn, and maybe even never whole again.
September 11, 2001 was a Tuesday and changed air transportation as we know it. This devastating day in history was when a total of four American Airlines airplanes were hijacked. Most collided with important United States buildings. The first two planes intentionally collided with each of the Twin Towers in New York. Shortly after, the third plane hit the Pentagon in Virginia. Amazingly, the passengers on the fourth plane gained control of the plane and never allowed it to collide with a building. As a result, they suffered a crash landing in an open field in Pennsylvania. That day in history, now referred to as 9-11, had a major impact on international, domestic, commercial, and private air travel because it illustrated something had to be changed in regards to safety and security issues.