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September 11 attacks
The September 11 attacks (commonly called 9/11 "nine eleven") were a series of terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 by Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on locations in the United States. Four passenger airplanes were hijacked and flown into buildings in New York City, New York and Washington, D.C. After the attacks, 2,977 people had died (excluding the 19 hijackers), and over 6,000 had been injured.
Flights[edit | edit source]
|Flight number||Origin and destination||Crash location|
|American Airlines 11||Boston, Massachusetts to Los Angeles, California||North World Trade Center building in New York City, New York|
|United Airlines 175||Boston, Massachusetts to Los Angeles, California||South World Trade Center building in New York City, New York|
|American Airlines 77||Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles, California||The Pentagon in Washington, D.C.|
|United Airlines 93||Newark, New Jersey to San Francisco, California||Field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania (intended for either the United States Capitol building or the White House, both in Washington, D.C.)|
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Damage to The Pentagon
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