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Today, we give the lecture and collect some history. Where were you and what were you doing when these events were occurring?
A simple Time line of events on 11 September 2001 to remind us:
0846- American Airlines Flight 11 strikes the North Tower (WTC 1) of the World Trade Center in NYC
0903- United Airlines Flight 175 strikes the South Tower (WTC 2) of the World Trade Center in NYC
0926- The FAA halts domestic takeoffs in US airspace and halts all takeoffs overseas of planes headed to the US.
0937- American Airlines Flight 77 strikes the Pentagon in Washington DC
0940- The FAA orders all US airport operations to cease, and orders all in-flight aircraft to land at the nearest suitable airport.
0949- Pittsburgh International Airport flight tower is evacuated, Pittsburgh’s Mayor Tom Murphy has already ordered the evacuation of downtown’s skyscrapers as United Flight 93 is hijacked and inbound.
0959- The South Tower (WTC 2) collapses.
1003- United Airlines Flight 93 crashes near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, 80 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
1028- The South Tower (WTC 2) collapses.
1045- All federal office buildings in Washington D. C. are evacuated, workers are ordered home.
1050- The 5 story area impacted at the Pentagon collapses.
1100- Giuliani tells New Yorkers to stay at home. He then orders an evacuation of Manhattan south of Canal Street
1202- The Taliban government of Afghanistan denounces the attacks.
1702- World Trade Center Building 7, a 47-story skyscraper, collapses.