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September 11 attacks

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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[1] (excluding the 19 hijackers), and over 6,000 had been injured.

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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.)

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