It has been 16 years since the terror attacks in New York, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania which changed the world forever. Today, we honor and remember the citizens that were lost in the attacks on that fateful day.
We will never forget the 343 brothers & sisters that made the supreme sacrifice. We ask that you keep the families and friends of the ones that were lost in the attacks in your prayers.
In honor of the events of September 11th 2001 we take a moment to remember the:
343 FDNY Firefighters & FDNY Paramedics
23 NYPD Officers
37 Port Authority Police Officers
A total of 2,977 people were killed on 9-11, this number does not include the 19 hijackers/terrorists.
246 people were killed on the 4 planes.
2,606 people in New York at WTC.
125 people at Pentagon (55 of which were Military).
40 people in Pennsylvania.
Over 2,000 first responders were hurt in New York City.
FDNY lost a total of 98 vehicles.
Timeline of attacks:
8:46 – North tower struck by flight 11 (American Airlines)
9:03 – South tower struck by flight 175 (United Airlines)
9:37 – Pentagon struck by flight 77 (American Airlines)
9:59 – South Tower Collapses.
10:07 – Flight 93 crashes in Shanksville, Pennsylvania as passengers attempt to retake the plane from the hijackers. The plane was believed to heading to either the US Capital or the White House.
10:28 North Tower Collapses.
For 99 days the fires continued to burn at the World Trade Center.
Make today a day of remembrance, as they will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!