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Said it appeared to bank sharply and smashed directly, perhaps purposefully into. Oh, my goodness. Oh, God, There's another one. Oh, my goodness. There's another one seems to be on purpose. Oh, my goodness. Now Ukraine. Now it's obvious, I think. That there's a second plane just okay? That's just some And I've got many, many more audio clips. Of what it was like to be live on the news. And to watch a plane hit the World Trade Center 20 years ago tomorrow, Tony Katz of 93. W I. B C Good morning. It's good to be with you. There is also a very interesting story out there about the man who took the picture of falling man. You may know the photo. Maybe you don't. Falling man. Is a photo. Of someone who One can only assume jumped From the World Trade Center. Because, well, it was Simply too hot and with the fires. There was no way out. They had to find a way. And how this photo The following man photo. Actually. Repulses. More people. Then. Any photo of death or destruction. That's out there, the very concept of it. The very concept that somebody who is 50 60 70 stories up. Higher. Knows they're going to die. And still jumps anyway, because the option of jumping was somehow a better option. And how loan this man is. It almost looks like it's Photoshop. Against this steel structure. Which no longer exists. Almost as if it's a precursor for what is going to come for these buildings. It is as moving as as anything I've ever seen. And it is imperative that you look at it. It's imperative 20 years after September 11th that you look That you watch those videos that you share them with your kids. It's imperative that you go over the timeline. We're about nine minutes out. From 7 59 American Airlines Flight 11, a Boeing 7 67 92 People on board takes off from Boston's Logan International Airport. Heading to Los Angeles at 8 14 United Airlines flight 1 75, a Boeing 7 67 65 people aboard. Also heads Los Angeles heading out from Boston. At 8 19 flight attendants aboard flight 11 alert ground personnel that the plane has been hijacked American Airlines notifies the FBI at 8 20. American Airlines flight 77 takes off from Dulles International Airport outside of D. C. Heading to Los Angeles with 64 people aboard. It's an 8 24 that Mohammed Atta, one of the hijackers makes two of the first of two accidental transmissions from flight 11. Trying to communicate with the cabin. But informs air traffic controllers and others of what's going on. At 8 40 air traffic controllers. Alert the North American Aerospace Defense Command that's NORAD. The Northeast air defense sector about suspected hijackings of flight 11. Two fighter planes are then scrambled out of Cape Cod, Otis and National or Air National Guard Base. Tailing flight 11. They are not yet in the air. When flight 11 crashes into the north tower. It's at 8 41. 20 years ago tomorrow. United Airlines flight 93 44 People aboard takes flight from Newark International Airport headed to San Francisco. It was scheduled to depart at eight a.m.. It's an 8 46 that American Airlines flight 11 crashes the plane into floors 93 through 99 of the north Tower of the World Trade Center. It's at 8 50 that the White House chief of staff Andrew Card alerts President Bush that a plane has hit the World Trade Center. That's when he was visiting the elementary school. In Sarasota, Florida. It's at 903 am when United Airlines flight 1 75 hits floor 75 to 85 of the South tower. It's at 908. When the FAA bands I'll take off the flights going to New York City or through the airspace around the city. Port Authority at 9 21, closing all bridges and tunnels in the New York City area. It's at 9 37 flight 77 crashes into the western facade of the Pentagon. It's at 10 07 when flight 93 contacts, friends and family Learn about the what's happened in New York and Washington and try and retake the plane. That plane gets crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. That plane was heading for Washington, D. C. Where I was working as a restaurant manager at 19 E. Nine blocks from the Capitol. Seven blocks from the White House where that plane was heading. It is those people who saved my life. And I believe that so every single day there is not a day in 20 years that has gone by that it has not somehow crossed my mind. That I'm alive because of those people who simply said, Let's roll. Walk through the timeline. This isn't something that happened in our history. This is something that happened to us all of us. If we aren't careful, of course it will happen again. Those who deny those who think we deserved it, Walk right through those people and teach your kids This is what happens. Good people died for no reason. They deserve our memory. Or their memory. We deserve to remember Matt Bear has traffic Northwest Side north bound for 65 Stop and go. 86 Street update 65 Then on the.

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