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United Flight 93 on september 11 2001 terror attck on America
United Airlines Flight 93
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United Airlines Flight 93
Crash Site Of United 93.

Date September 11, 2001
Cause Hijacking resulting in crash
Site near Shanksville, Pennsylvania
Origin Newark Liberty International Airport
Destination San Francisco International Airport
Fatalities 44
Aircraft type Boeing 757-222
Operator United Airlines
Tail number N591UA
Passengers 37 (including 4 hijackers)
Crew 7
Survivors 0
Sept. 11, 2001 attacks

United Airlines Flight 93 was a regular flight from Newark International Airport (now known as Newark Liberty International Airport) in Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco International Airport, then continuing on to Narita International Airport in Tokyo, Japan, on a different aircraft. On September 11, 2001, the United Airlines Boeing 757-222, registered N591UA,[1] was one of four planes hijacked as part of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It did not reach its intended target, instead crashing in an empty field just outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, about 150 miles (240 km) northwest of Washington, D.C. The 9/11 Commission (through testimony, tapes of passengers' phone calls, and the flight data recorders recovered from the crash) determined that crew and passengers, alerted through phone calls to loved ones, had attempted to overpower the hijackers. The Commission concluded that the hijackers crashed the plane to keep the crew and passengers from gaining control.

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