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    American Airlines Flight 77 was a American Airlines passenger flight from Washington Airport to Los Angeles International Airport. The aircraft serving the flight was hijacked by five men September 11, 2001, as part of the September 11 attacks. They deliberately crashed the plane into the Pentagon killing all 64 people on board, as well as 125 people in the building (911-research.com) Next United Airlines Flight 93, crashed down in a field in rural Pennsylvania, never reaching its intended target which was presumed to be the white house, because its crew and passengers fought back against the terrorists., killing all 44 people aboard including the four hijackers. (history.com) There is theories on flight 77 in general was not what it was…

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    questions that were never answered and many that never can be. One thing we do know is the events that led up to the Twin Towers collapsing. At Logan International Airport in Boston, it was just a normal day. People were being checked by security and sent to where they would board their planes. Eighty-one passengers boarded American Airlines Flight 11 on its way to Los Angeles, California. In the same airport a group of people boarded onto United Airlines Flight 175, also going to Los Angeles.…

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    terrorism took a drastic turn. In the past international terrorism was only a real threat to Americans when they were on the outside of these great countries boarders. Unfortunately this has taken a turn and makes it seem that no ocean of great size or the strongest of boarders has the strength to keep terrorism back. Besides the boarders and oceans not being enough to hold back terrorism, terrorist have also taken a tactical shift in the ways they carry out there threats. Terroristic…

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    Yesterday, at 7:59 A.M. American Airlines flight 11 took off from Boston’s Logan international airport meant to go to Los Angeles. What wasn’t known at the time was that was the start of a horrible terrorist attack on The United States. 20 minutes later flight attendants on flight 11 informed ground personnel that the plane had been hijacked. Fighter planes were to be sent up, but just before they were in the air, flight 11 crashed floors 93-99 of the north tower of the world trade center.…

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    but changed the lives of many Americans in many ways. Most people can remember where they were on September 11, 2001. Many can also remember seeing a plane hit the World Trade Center live on television. September 11 was a powerful and emotional day for many people across the country, and even around the world. Two buildings collapsed,…

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    video of the first plane to hit the World Trade Center was playing. Chills ran down my spine as we watched the towers collapse, and engulf the city in grey smoke. When we were informed that the attacks on America were carried out by terrorists that wanted to kill Americans, I remember feeling very scared and vulnerable. Nobody knew if the attacks were over, or if they had just begun. We were released early from school, and as I walked outside I looked up in the sky, expecting something to fall…

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    9/11 Commission Report

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    pages have a brief description of what occurred, during the four flights, those being: Flight 11, 175, 77, and 93. All four of these planes stories are told in a timeline, “… Showing the simultaneous histories of the four hijacked airplanes as they began and completed their horrendous missions” (Hill and Wang 6). It is important that they are being told on a timeline because it allows the reader to get a sequential understanding of what was occurring by the illustration and the textual literacy…

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    flames that were located high within the building would be next to impossible to achieve. The span of control at the scene for the FDNY was maintained by one battalion chief for every five or six company officers and one company officer for every company unit (reference). The battalion chiefs were instructed to control operations over a span of several floors during rescue and recovery operations within the tower. There were multiple factors which hindered rescue and recovery operations when…

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    9/11 Disasters

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    In the official report regarding the collapse of World Trade Center One and Two the government states that the towers fell exclusively due to the stress that the impact of planes had put on the towers, as well as the fires that quickly consumed the building causing it to fail floor by floor until a full collapse was present. It states that there were multiple airplanes hijacked by terrorists, all with the motive to make that plane into a giant missile. Normally when the United States is notified…

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    Essay About 9/11

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    first two planes flew into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centers in New York City, Manhattan. At 8:46 a.m. the first plane, Flight 11, crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center and soon after, the second plane, Flight 175, crashed at 9:03 a.m. in the south tower of the World Trade Center which was in New York City, Manhattan. At 9:37 a.m. the third plane, Flight 77, crashes into Pentagon and the last plane crashes at 10:03 in a field in Pennsylvania. After…

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