What Happened On 9/11 Research Paper

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On September 11, 2001, nineteen members of Al Qaeda took control of four planes. Two of these planes hit the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center. A third plane crashed into the Pentagon while the fourth plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. This day is now known as 9/11. (Smith, “What Happened on 9/11”). Two thousand, seven hundred fifty-three people were killed at the World Trade Center attacks. One hundred eighty-four people were killed at the Pentagon. All forty of the crew and passengers aboard Airlines Flight 93 died near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. (CNN Library, “September 11th”).
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