On the morning of September 11, 2001 four
airplanes were hijacked by 19 al-Qaeda
The flights were taking off from
Boston, Newark, and Washington DC.
They chose those flights because they
would be heavily fueled.
Two of those planes were headed to The World
Trade Center in NYC, another one was headed
to the pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.
The forth was thought to have been headed to
The White House or the Capital in
5 hijackers crashed American Airlines
flight 11 into The North Tower at 8:46
Then at 9:03 am five other hijackers
crashed United Airlines flight 175 into
the south tower.
The south tower collapsed at: 9:59
after burning for 56 minutes due to
United Airlines flight 175 crashing into
The North Tower collapsed at
10:28 am after burning for 102
minutes due to American Airlines
Then at 9:37 five more hijackers
crashed American Airlines flight 77 in
to the Pentagon
Then four hijackers tried to take
control of United Airlines flight 93 but
the passengers took back over the
plane and it crashed near
2,998 people died because of 9/11/01
excluding the 19 hijackers