September 11, 2001

Never Forget

Before 9:03 a.m.

Before The Attacks

Before the attacks, the Twin Towers stood 110 stories high, approximately 1,362 feet high.

These building were used as offices, including the Port Authority for New York City. Below was a mall and pedestrian walkway area with connections to the subway. On top of one of the towers was an observation deck and the "Windows on the World Restaurant".

After 9:03 a.m.

Timeline & Facts

Here are some facts about September 11, 2001. It shows from when it started to when it was all over.

1.On September 11, 2001,at 8:45 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, an American Airlines Boeing 767 loaded with 20,000 gallons of fuel crashed into the North tower.

2.The impact left a burning hole near the 80th floor of the 110-story skyscraper, instantly killing hundreds of people and trapping hundreds more in higher floors.

3.As the evacuation of the of the two towers got underway, television cameras broadcasted live images of what appeared to be a freak accident.

4.18 minutes after the first plane hit, a second Boeing 767 appeared out of the sky, turned sharply toward the World Trade Center and sliced into the South Tower near the 60th floor.

5.The collision caused a massive explosion that showered burning debris over surrounding buildings and the streets below.

6.The attackers were Islamic terrorists from Saudi Arabia and several other Arab nations.

7.Some of the terrorists had lived in the United States for more than a year and had taken flying lessons at American commercial flight schools.

8.As millions watched the events unfolding in New York, American Airlines Flight 77 circled over downtown Washington, D.C., and crashed into the west side of the Pentagon headquarters at 9:45 a.m.

10.Over 3,000 people were killed during the attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., including more than 400 police officers and firefighters.

Rebuilding Strong

Memorial Page

Click to go to the 9/11 memorial page.

Rebuilding and Remembering

After 13 years the heroes of that fateful day are still remembered. We remember all of the innocent lives that were lost. We will never forget the fallen and even the survivors. We will always stand strong no matter what occurrence takes place. We will fight for what we believe and we will fight for all of the fallen.

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