On a Clear and Blue September Morning People in New York City Made their way to work All Across Manhattan and the surrounding Boroughs. It Was a Glorious and Calm Tuesday Morning with the Sun Awakening the Horizon...the Glint of the Warm Sun Bounced off the Twin Towers East facade as They Stood So Mightily Tall One last Time. At Around 8:45 a.m Making an appearance over the George Washington Bridge Witnesses along the west side of the Manhattan could Recall Hearing the loud Piercing sound of a Whining jet making its way Southbound at a High Rate of Speed and Much too Low.
In its Final seconds American Airlines Flight 11 Flashed past the Empire State Building and hurtled its way downtown Carrying Roughly more than 9 Thousand Gallons of Jet Fuel and Carrying 92 Souls Aboard it Slams into the North Tower of the World Trade Center Between the 94th and 98th Floors Instantaneously causing unbearable Damage as the North Tower Bursts Into Flames and Debris was spewed All over Downtown Manhattan. Little did People know...Little did people Around the World know, America would Endure One of the Most Tragic Terrorist Attacks in American History Today.
At 8:46 a.m hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 Slams into the North Face of the North Tower Sending a Ginormous Mushroom Cloud into the air that can be seen All Over Manhattan and the Surrounding Burroughs and Exploding Enormous amounts of Debris Over the Trade Center Complex. Down Below are The Rarest Photos That Exist to this day of the 1st Impact.
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The Series of Photos (BELOW) Were taken from Inside the North Tower's Office's Shortly After Flight 11 Slammed into its Upper Floors.
(BELOW) Are Two Additional Photos taken from Inside the South Tower's Offices Shortly After Witnesses Heard a Loud Explosion and had Seen Debris Pouring Over and Down into the Plaza.
Making An Appearance Across the Hudson River, Descending Rapidly and Flying Over The Statue of Liberty, United Airlines Flight 175 Speeds up topping 500 mph, Banks Sharply and Crashes into the (South Face) of the South Tower Exploding into a Massive Fireball that was Broadcasted on live Television and Seen by Millions Around the World...51 Passengers and 9 Crew Members Aboard are Killed Instantaneously Along with Hundreds in the South Towers Sky Lobby who were waiting for Elevators.
RARE Live shot Captures the Rapid Descent of United Flight 175....as its Engines were Forced into Full throttle on aim at the South tower of the #WORLD#TRADE#CENTER on 9/11....#WeWillNeverForget www.wtcflashback.org
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Within Minutes of Hijacked Flights 11 and 175 crashing into the World Trade Center....Thousands of First Responders Make their way to the Twin Towers to Begin the Massive task of Evacuating Thousands of people from the complex... caught on Film several Film Crews were on site to Film the Evacuation Front and center.
Taken on September 11th 2001 This Footage Below was Filmed Just Catty Corner From Church and Barclay St. from a rooftop One Block Away From the World Trade Center Complex which shows Both Buildings in Flames Shortly After Flight 175 Slammed into the South Tower.
After Withstanding the Forceful Impact of Flight 175 and After Burning For 56 Minutes the SOUTH TOWER Gives Way and COLLAPSES in just 10 Seconds.
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Below is the VERY LAST Photograph Taken inside the North Towers Lobby Shortly After the Dust Settled From the South Towers Collapse, Once a Place Thriving With Tourists and Workers...the Lobby Sits Amidst a Ghostly and Deserted Scene.
FDNY LADDER 9 FIREFIGHTERS PHOTO.
Although the North Tower was hit First at 8:46 a.m it Stands Ablaze for 102 Minutes... the North Tower Withstood the Forceful Impact of American Airlines Flight 11 and endures the Enormous Heat from the fires as best as it could and at 10:28 a.m it Gives Way and collapses in just 10 seconds as Witnesses All Over New York City and the World.... Watch in Horror.
Below is Rare Footage Taken from the Hudson River and Shortly before the North Tower Collapses a Raging inferno can be seen at top right of the west side...When American Airlines Crashed into the North Tower it Exploded through Floors 93 and 99 causing the jet fueled flames to Continue Spreading to the upper most Floors.