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UA 93 crashes

Disrupted Suicide Attack
Part of 9-11

UA 93 crashes

Event Details
Primary OrganizationUnited Airlines Flight 93 Hijackers
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationUnited Airlines Flight 93 Crash Site, Shanksville, Pennsylvania, United States
Time1003 local, Sept. 11, 2001
Victim Deaths40
Attacker Deaths4
ParticipantsZiad Jarrah, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Ahmed al-Haznawi
 
 
Narrative and Notes
ReliableJarrah flipped the plane on its back; a hijacker shouted "Allah is the greatest!" With passengers just outside the cockpit door, the plane crashed into an empty field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, at 580 miles per hour. The plane was about 20 minutes from Washington D.C.; its target was either the U.S. Capitol or the White House.1
 
 
Sources
19-11 Commission Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 1.1.
Photo: Government exhibit, United States vs. Moussaoui
 
 
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