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AA 11 crashes into WTC North Tower

Suicide Attack
Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAmerican Airlines Flight 11 Hijackers
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
TargetNorth Tower of the World Trade Center
LocationWorld Trade Center North Tower, One World Trade Center, New York, New York, United States
Time0846 local, Sept. 11, 20012
Victim Deaths1,617
Attacker Deaths5
ParticipantsMohamed Atta, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThe plane crashed into the 93rd through the 98th floors.

Eight-seven victims, plus the five terrorists, died on the plane. Another 1,530 are believed to have died in the North Tower or as a result of its collapse.

Most worked on the 93rd floor or above.
1The 9-11 Commission Report. July 22, 2004.
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