The impact caused the buildings to catch fire and collapse. Another plane destroyed part of the Pentagon (the U.S. military headquarters) in Arlington, Virginia. The fourth plane crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Officials believe that the terrorists on that plane intended to destroy either the White House or the U.S. Capitol. Passengers on the plane fought the terrorists and prevented them from reaching their goal.
And others slipped into the country several months before September 11.the terrorists easily got knives and box cutters through security at the three different east coast airports they’d chosen. They boarded planes going for the California, because the amount of fuel needed for the long journey and easily took over four planes. On that morning at eight forty five a.m. on American airlines bowing 707 crashed into the north tower of the world trade center hit the 80th floor of the 11- storey building, killing and trapping hundreds of people. (www.history.com) The building immediately started getting evacuated and at that time everyone thought it was an accident. Unit eighteen minutes later, a second plane appeared in the south tower and hit near the 60th floor.
On September 11th, 2001, nineteen members of Al Qaeda hijacked four United States commercial airlines. The Al Qaeda is a terrorist group lead by a man of the name Osama bin Laden. Laden is the conductor of the attack on September 11th and is known to be disliked by many American citizens. Two of the hijacked planes crashed into the famous World Trade Center, Twin Towers, in New York City, New York. After the second plane struck the South Tower Americans were convinced it was a terrorist attack.
9/11 One of the most known and worst events occurred on September 11, 2001. Terror attacks occurred in the United States of America in the cities of Washington D.C. and New York City. An Al-Qaeda terrorist group organized this attack by sending terrorists on four different airplanes to crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, and the Pentagon in Washington D.C. Two planes crashed into the World Trade Center, while another one was targeted for the Pentagon. Although one plane hit the Pentagon, the other went off course and crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. The plane that crashed into a field in Pennsylvania was supposed to either hit the White House or the Capital building.
Bin Laden Said “it was a Muslims duty to kill Americans”(Stewart 49). September 15, 2001 Newsweek said “F... ... middle of paper ... ...Trade Centers in New York City. Other hijackers crashed a plane into the Pentagon and the passengers who took over the hijackers on flight 11 crashed another plane in a field. Years later the U.S sent in Navy Seals to Bin Laden’s home to kill him on May 2, 2011 that of which eliminated another terrorist but was only the part of the war that was brought by Bin Laden on September 11,2001. Works Cited Carr, Matthew.” Chapter 12: A Raid on the Path: 9/11 and the War on Terror.” Unknown Soldiers.
September 11, 2001, marked a tragic event in U.S. history. An American Airlines Boeing 767 carrying thousands of gallons of jet fuel crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The impact left a burning hole near the 80th floor of the skyscraper, instantly killing hundreds of people and trapping hundreds more in higher floors. As the evacuation of both towers got underway, live news feed streamed in images and videos to the public of what initially appeared to be a freak accident. Then, 18 minutes after the first plane hit, a second Boeing 767–United Airlines Flight 175–appeared out of the sky, turned sharply toward the World Trade Center and sliced into the south tower near the 60th floor.
The debris from the falling towers also caused the surrounding building to catch a fire, including World Trade 7 which at 5:20 pm collapsed luckily they were able to evacuate the building. Over 3,000 people were killed that day in New York City and in Washington, D.C. The days after 9/11 brought a significant amount of change to our country. According, to the History website composed by A&E, the airplanes were hijacked by 19 militants who were associated with al-Qaeda. These individuals hijacked four planes.
On September 11th 2001, America experienced a major tragedy with attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. A group of terrorists, who called themselves al-Qaeda, hijacked U.S. airplanes and flew them into three U.S. properties. The World Trade Center towers were one of the tallest buildings in the world before the attack. American Airlines flew the first plane out of Boston and terrorists d... ... middle of paper ... ... March 29, 2014. http://issues.abc-clio.com/Topics/Display/1709620?cid=70&terms=airport+security. History Channel Website.
The Patriot Act was created in the year of 2001, the same year that the tragic day, 9.11, occurred. On September 11th, 2001, 19 terrorists working for Al-Qaeda hijacked four planes, and caused this day to be forever remembered in the history of the United States. At 8:46 AM on September 11th, the first hijacked plane (American Airlines Flight 11) crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Specifically, it crashed into the 93-99th floors, trapping everyone on the floors above. Many people had doubts about this being a terrorist attack; they thought that it was just an accident.
The worst terrorist attack in U.S history occurred on September 11, 2001. According to U.S government officials, nineteen men hijacked four fuel-loaded commercial planes with the intent to destroy the World Trade Center in New York City, as well as both the Pentagon and the White House in Washington D.C. The attacks began at 8:46am ET when American Airline’s Flight 11 struck the North tower of the World Trade Center, causing chaos on the streets below. Not even twenty minutes later, another commercial plane, United Airlines Flight 175, struck the south tower. Americans and people all over the world watched helplessly as the action on the East Coast unfolded.