The Terrorist Attack on 9/11

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In order to learn about the 9/11 Terrorist Attack, one must learn more about what happened.
On September 9, 2001, at 7:59 am, The American Airlines Flight 11 took off from Boston Logan Airport with 92 people onboard. At 8:14 am, the United Airlines Flight 175 took off from Boston with a direct flight to Los Angeles. At 8:19 am, the flight attendants found out that Flight 11 was hijacked. During that time, the Boston Airport was in contact with the air force, but the air force ignored them, and thought was an error. At 8:41 am, United Airlines Flight 93 took off from Newark International Airport. Meanwhile, in New York at 8:46 am, American Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. All of the New York City Fire Department and Police Department were sent to evacuate the building. In Florida, 1,184 miles away, Andrew Card the White House Chief of Staff notified President George Bush that a plane had just hit the World Trade Center.
In the South Tower, authorities started evacuating about 10,000 to 14,000 people from the building. At 9:03 am, United Airline Flight 175 hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC). Minutes later, all the bridges and tunnels were closed in New York City. At 9:42 am, for the first…