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Remembering September 11, 2001: Ten years later

Today, the 10th Anniversary of September 11, 2001, please stop and remember the heroes, the victims and the families of that tragic day.

2,819 people died on September 11, 2001:

343 FDNY firefighters and paramedics who bravely ran into danger without a thought of themselves.

23 NYPD police officers.

37 Port Authority Police officers.

1,402 employees in Tower 1

614 employees in Tower 2

Cantor Fitzgerald lost 600 employees.

125 people died at the Pentagon: 70 civilians and 55 military personnel.

The 40passengers and crew of Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, Pa., who would not let the hijackers crash their plane into a populated area and bravely stormed the cockpit.

64 crew and passengers on American Flight 77.

65 crew and passengers on United Airlines Flight 175.

91 crew and passengers on American Airlines Flight 11.

1,717 families did not receive their loved ones remains.

About 292 people were killed at street level by burning debris and falling bodies of those who had jumped from the World Trade Center’s windows.

There were 19 hijackers.

Youngest person to die on hijacked flights: Christine Hanson, age 2 on United Airlines Flight 175.

Oldest passenger to die on ijacked flights: Robert Norton, 82 on American Airlines Flight 11.

May, 2, 2011 Osama Bin Laden killed by Seal Team 6

 

Thank you to Seal Team 6 and all of the military men and women who have fought for our freedom and safety since the attacks and who are continuing to do so. May God protect you and keep you safe.

 

GOD BLESS AMERICA!

*please note, in doing my research, several sites listed different statistics

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