CNN Sept. 11, 2001 8:46 am – 9:00 am
ABC Sept. 11, 2001 9:12 am – 9:54 am
Timeline – morning of September 11, 2001:
First news reports that American Airlines Flight 11 has crashed into One World Trade Center (north tower).
9:03 a.m. United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into Two World Trade Center (south tower).
9:17 a.m. FAA closes NYC area airports.
9:21 a.m. NYC Port Authority closes all bridges and tunnels in NYC.
9:24 a.m. President Bush calls crashes “an apparent attack on our country”.
9:32 a.m. New York Stock Exchange closed.
9:40 a.m. FAA orders all commercial flights grounded.
9:43 a.m. American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon. (Note: other sources cite the crash at 9:37 and 9:45)
9:45 a.m. White House evacuated.
9:59 a.m. Two World Trade Center (south tower) collapses. (note: other souces cite the collapse at 10:03, 10:05, & 10:06)
10:00 a.m. United Airlines Flight 93 crashes in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. (note: the crash happened slightly after 10 am, perhaps as late as 10:10 according to other sources)
10:10 a.m. Portion of the Pentagon collapses.
10:13 a.m. United Nations building evacuates.
10:22 a.m. State and Justice Departments, and World Bank, evacuated in Washington DC.
10:24 a.m. FAA reroutes inbound transatlantic flights to land in Canada.
10:28 a.m. One World Trade Center (north tower) collapses.
10:45 a.m. All federal office buildings in Washington DC evacuated.
10:48 a.m. Police confirm Pennsylvania plane crash.
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