United flight 93

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United flight 93

  1. 1. United Flight 93 By Tyler D’Angelo and Kalie Lauder
  2. 2. Flight Path <ul><li>United Flight 93 took off from Newark International Airport, NJ </li></ul><ul><li>Flight was destined for San Francisco </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Was diverted from flight path and crashed in Stonycreek Township, Pa at 10:10 AM </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Passengers and Crew <ul><li>7 crew members </li></ul><ul><li>44 passengers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 of which were terrorists </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All perished on impact in Stonycreek, PA </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Day of Catastrophe <ul><li>September 11 th , 2001 had already stunned the USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 other planes had been hijacked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Twin Towers in NYC were already struck by two hijacked planes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A third plane hit the Pentagon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Passengers of Flight 93 became worried when the plane changed direction rapidly </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Takeover <ul><li>At 9:28, the terrorists took over the cockpit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terrorists used box cutters as weapons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once in control, they announced that a bomb was aboard </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The passengers began making phone calls to family members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nobody knew what would happen </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The passengers began to collaborate and try to find a way out </li></ul>
  6. 6. Revolt <ul><li>At 9:57, passenger and staff aboard Flight 93 charged the cockpit </li></ul><ul><li>In desperation, Jarrah (the terrorist who was flying the plane) began to rock the plane </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He was trying to throw the angry passengers off balance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In doing so, he crashed in a field located in Stonycreek, PA </li></ul>
  7. 7. Aftermath <ul><li>All airports were closed and flights in air were landed immediately </li></ul><ul><li>The Sears Tower in Chicago was evacuated </li></ul><ul><li>Schools were closed </li></ul><ul><li>USA went on the highest state of alert (red alert) </li></ul>
  8. 8. A Day To Remember <ul><li>People of America were brought together as a result of the catastrophe </li></ul><ul><li>In addition, airport and nation security has never been more strict </li></ul><ul><li>The acts of terror on 9/11/01 reminded the USA that even a small group of people could scar a nation as powerful as the USA </li></ul>

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