7:59 a.m. American Airlines Flight 11 departs Boston Logan for Los Angeles.
81 passengers and 11 crew.
8:01 a.m. United Airlines Flight 93 Newark to San Francisco leaves the gate. Delayed by air traffic congestion on runway.
8:14 a.m. Five hijackers who boarded as passengers take control of AA 11 to LA. Two flight attendants are able contact American Airlines operations center and relay some information.
8:14 a.m. United Airlines Flight 175 departs Boston Logan for Los Angeles.
56 passengers and 9 crew.
8:20 a.m. American Airlines Flight 77 departs Washington Dulles for Los Angeles.
58 passengers and 6 crew.
8:42 a.m. UA 93 Newark to LA finally departs New Jersey.
37 passengers and 7 crew.
8:46 a.m. AA 11 crashes into 1WTC (North Tower). All 92 on board die. Full tanks of jet fuel explode.
8:47 a.m. Five hijackers who boarded as passengers take control of UA175 to LA. One flight attendant and two passengers make several phone calls. Another passenger makes 4 attempts to call his wife.
8:51 a.m. Five hijackers who boarded as passengers take control of AA77 to LA. One flight attendant called her mother; a passenger was able to make 2 calls to her husband.
9:03 a.m. UA175 crashes into 2WTC (South Tower). All 65 on board die. Full tanks of jet fuel explode.
9:28 a.m. Four hijackers who boarded as passengers take control of UA93 to San Francisco.9:30-10 a.m. Passengers and crew aboard UA 93 make 37 phone calls and numerous attempted calls using GTE on board phones and 2 cell phones. One passenger who reached his wife at 9:37 remained connected until the end of the flight.
9:37 a.m. AA77 to LA crashes into Pentagon. All 64 on board die. Full tanks of jet fuel explode.
9:57 a.m. Passengers and crew on UA93 attack hijackers in an attempt to regain control of plane. Flight data records sounds of struggle and voices of passengers, crew members, and hijackers until 10:03. Hijackers are heard frantically debating whether to crash the plane immediately.
9:59 a.m. South Tower 2WTC (the second target hit) collapses.
10:03:11 a.m. UA93 Crashes in a field in Stony Creek Township, PA. All 44 on board die.
10:28 a.m. North Tower 1WTC (the second target hit) collapses.
The fall of North and South Towers destroys 6WTC, 3WTC (the Marriott), and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church immediately. Other nearby buildings are heavily damaged.
5:20 p.m. 7WTC collapses.
In addition to those on board the four planes,
2,603 were killed in New York
125 were killed at the Pentagon crash site
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