Remembering 9/11

Sunday, September 11th marks 15 years 

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Where were you? How old where you?

 

Recap of 9/11 – Four airliners were hijacked and targeted the United States.
Two of the planes hit the World Trade Towers in New York City, the third plane hit the Pentagon and the fourth plane crashed into a field in Somerset County.

Timeline:
September 11, 2001
8:46am – American Airlines strikes the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.

9:03am – United Airlines strikes the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.
9:37am – American Airlines Flight 77  strikes the Pentagon Building in Washington.
9:59am – South tower of WTC collapses in approximately 10 seconds.
10:03am  – United Airlines Flight 93 crashes in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
10:28am – North tower of WTC collapses.


Millions of people watched on their television the events
that were unfolding before them….

 

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Since the attacks on America, we have me people willing to guide us to safety, protect our freedom and help rebuild our nation.
We want to take a moment to personally thank our brave men and women.

 

Did you know?

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  • The New York Times wrote an article about every 9/11 victim.
  • The time between the first attack and the collapse of both World Trade Center towers is 102 minutes.
  • On any given workday, up to 50,000 employees worked in the WTC twin towers before 9/11.

 

“Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.”
– President George W. Bush