am: NORAD is notified by the Federal Aviation
Association that United Flight 175 has been hi-jacked.
8:46 am: American Airlines Flight 11,
with 92 people on board, strikes the North tower of the World
Trade Center between the 94th and 98th floors.
At this time, the crash was
believed to be an accident.
8:50 am ~ 8:59 am: During this time
period, American Airlines Flight 77 is hi-jacked and turns
for Washington D.C.
9:03 am: As people across America
watch the live news coverage of the first plane crash, a second
plane, United Airlines Flight 175 with 64 people on board, enters
the sky, heading directly for the South Tower of the WTC and
strikes between the 78th and 84th floors. At this moment we
realized America was under attack from a still unknown enemy.
am ~ 9:20 am: United Flight 93 is hi-jacked.
am: All New York City area airports are closed by the
Federal Aviation Association.
am: All bridges and tunnels in the New York City area
are closed by the New York and
New Jersey Port Authorities.
9:29 am: The first reports of
casualties at the World Trade Center begin to come in.