On September 11, 2001, almost 3,000 people lost their lives during the attacks at the Twin Towers (2,753 lives lost), Pentagon (184 lives lost), and aboard United Airlines Flight 93 (40 lives lost). At 8:46 a.m. ET, American Airlines Flight 11 (traveling from Boston to Los Angeles) hit the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. At 9:03 a.m. ET, United Airlines Flight 175 (traveling from Boston to Los Angeles) hit the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. At 9:37 a.m. ET, American Airlines Flight 77 (traveling from Dulles, Virginia, to Los Angeles) hit the Pentagon Building in Washington. And at 10:03 a.m. ET, United Airlines Flight 93 (traveling from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco) crashed in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Another 343 firefighters and 60 law enforcement lost their lives during this tragedy.
“One of the worst days in America’s history saw some of the bravest acts in Americans’ history. We’ll always honor the heroes of 9/11. We pledge that we will never forget their sacrifice.” President George W. Bush
September 11, is a day of remembrance for those that lost their lives, and for all of those who gave their lives. We Remember!
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