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UA 175 hijacked

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Event Details
Primary OrganizationUnited Airlines Flight 175 Hijackers
LocationUA 175 hijack location, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Start Time0842 local, Sept. 11, 2001
End Time0852 local, Sept. 11, 2001
ParticipantsMarwan al-Shehhi, Fayez Bannihammad, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAccording to reports by two passengers and a flight attendant, the hijackers used knives, Mace and a bomb threat to take the plane. They apparently killed both pilots and stabbed a flight attendant.

8:47: The plane's transponder code changes, probably due to actions by the hijackers.

8:52: Flight attendant notifies United Airlines of hijacking.

8:58: The plane makes a heading turn toward New York City.

9:03: Flight 175 crashes into South Tower.

19-11 Commission Report, July 22, 2004. Chapter 1.1.
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