september 11, 2001

new york city, new york

How, who, why where, and what

On September 11, 2001, 19 men hijacked four fuel-loaded commercial airlines bound for west coast destinations. This terrorist attack on the United States is run by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. A total of 2,977 people are killed in New York City, Washington, DC and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. crashing two of the planes into the upper floors of the North and South towers of the World Trade Center complex and a third plane into the Pentagon in Arlington, Va.
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