September 11 2001
began like any average day for most people.
It ended like no other in US history.
At 7:59 am, American Airlines flight 11 left Boston's Logan Airport en route to Los Angeles with 92 people aboard.
At 8:14 am, United Airlines flight 175 also left Boston en route to Los Angeles as well with 65 people aboard
At 8:20 am, American Airlines flight 77 left Dulles International Airport outside of Washington D C headed for Los Angeles with 64 people aboard.
At 8:41 am, United Airlines flight 93 finally takes off from Newark International Airport in NJ. The flight that was delayed but finally leaves en route to San Francisco with 44 people on board.
8:46 am ........ American Airlines flight 11 crashes into the North Tower of the World Trade Center between floors 93-99.
9:03 am .......... United Airlines flight 175 crashes into the South Tower of the World Trade Center between floors between floors 75-85. Only a minute before that the tower had been ordered to begin evacuating.
9:37 am ....... American Airlines flight 77 crashes into the western facade of the Pentagon in Washington D C killing 125 people inside as well as all on board the plane.
9:59 am ............ The South Tower collapses.
10:07 am ..... Passengers aboard flight 93 attempt to retake the plane after learning of the attacks. The plane crashes in a field in Shanksville PA killing all on board.
10:28 am ...... The North Tower of the World Trade Center collapses.
11:00 am ....... Mayor Rudolph Giuliani calls for the evacuation of lower Manhattan
We will never forget