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911

  1. 1. September 11, 2001 A tragic day
  2. 2. On the morning of September 11, 2001 four airplanes were hijacked by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists.
  3. 3. The flights were taking off from Boston, Newark, and Washington DC.
  4. 4. They chose those flights because they would be heavily fueled.
  5. 5. 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 Washington, DC
  6. 6. 5 hijackers crashed American Airlines flight 11 into The North Tower at 8:46 am.
  7. 7. Then at 9:03 am five other hijackers crashed United Airlines flight 175 into the south tower.
  8. 8. The south tower collapsed at: 9:59 after burning for 56 minutes due to United Airlines flight 175 crashing into it
  9. 9. The North Tower collapsed at 10:28 am after burning for 102 minutes due to American Airlines flight 11
  10. 10. Then at 9:37 five more hijackers crashed American Airlines flight 77 in to the Pentagon
  11. 11. Then four hijackers tried to take control of United Airlines flight 93 but the passengers took back over the plane and it crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania
  12. 12. 2,998 people died because of 9/11/01 excluding the 19 hijackers
  13. 13. Over 6,291 were injured because of 9/11/01
  14. 14. Thanks to: • Google for their pictures • Wikipedia.com for information • answers.yahoo.com for information

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