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Let Us Not Ever Forget 2001

September 11, 2001

New York City

Washington DC & Stonycreek Township,Pa.

In honor of the wounded, lost & families of the United States of America.
God Bless the USA!

Angels Cried Today

Our heart & prayers are with you all.

~Angel Spirit

Dedicated pages to the victims of terrorism.

Photo by CNN

Chronology of Terror

2 p.m.: Senior FBI sources tell CNN they are working on the
assumption that the four airplanes that crashed were
hijacked as part of a terrorist attack.

1:48 p.m.: President Bush leaves Barksdale Air Force Base in
Louisiana aboard Air Force One and flies to an undisclosed

1:44 p.m.: The Pentagon says five battleships and two aircraft carriers
will leave the U.S. Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia, and
head to positions in the New York area and along the East Coast.
The carriers are to provide upgraded air defense for the New York
and Washington areas.

1:27 p.m.: A state of emergency is declared by the city of Washington.

1:04 p.m.: Bush, speaking from Barksdale Air Force Base, says
that all appropriate security measures are being taken,
including putting the U.S. military on high alert worldwide.
He asks for prayers for those killed or wounded in the attacks
and says: "Make no mistake, the United States will hunt down
and punish those responsible for these cowardly acts."

12:30 p.m.: The FAA says 50 flights are in U.S. airspace, but none are
reporting any problems.

12:15 p.m.: The Immigration and Naturalization Service says U.S. borders
with Canada and Mexico are on the highest state of alert, but
no decision has been made about closing borders.

12:15 p.m: San Francisco International Airport is evacuated and shut down.
The airport was the destination of American Airlines Flight 77,
which struck the Pentagon.

12:04 p.m.: Los Angeles International Airport, the destination of two of
the hijacked American Airlines flights, is evacuated.

11:59 a.m.: United Airlines confirms that Flight 175, from Boston to
Los Angeles, has crashed with 56 passengers and nine crew
members aboard. Emergency personnel at the scene say there
are no survivors.

11:26 a.m.: United Airlines reports that United Flight 93, en route
from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco, has crashed in
Pennsylvania, southeast of Pittsburgh. The airline also says
that it is "deeply concerned" about United Flight 175.

11:18 a.m.: American Airlines reports it has lost two aircraft. American
Flight 11, a Boeing 767 flying from Boston to Los Angeles,
had 81 passengers and 11 crew aboard. Flight 77, a Boeing 757
en route from Washington's Dulles Airport to San Francisco,
had 58 passengers and six crew members aboard. Flight 11
slammed into the north tower of the World Trade Center.

11:16 a.m.: CNN reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
is preparing emergency-response teams in a precautionary move.

11:02 a.m.: New York Mayor Rudy Guiliani urges citizens to stay at
home and orders an evacuation of the area south of Canal Street.

10:57 a.m.: New York Gov. George Pataki says all state government offices
are closed.

10:54 a.m.: Israel evacuates all diplomatic missions.

10:53 a.m.: New York's primary elections scheduled for today are postponed.

10.48 a.m.: Police confirm the crash of a large plane in Somerset County,

10.46 a.m.: U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell cuts short his trip to
Latin America to return to the United States.

10:45 a.m.: All federal office buildings in Washington are evacuated.

10:28 a.m.: The World Trade Center's north tower collapses from the top
down as if it were being peeled apart, releasing a tremendous
cloud of debris and smoke.

10:24 a.m.: The FAA reports that all inbound transatlantic aircraft flying
into the United States are being diverted to Canada.

10:22 a.m.: In Washington, the State and Justice departments are evacuated,
along with the World Bank.

10:13 a.m.: The United Nations building evacuates, including 4,700 people
from the headquarters building and 7,000 total from UNICEF and
U.N. development programs.

10:10 a.m.: United Airlines Flight 93 crashes in Somerset County,
Pennsylvania, southeast of Pittsburgh.

10:10 a.m.: A portion of the Pentagon collapses.

10:08 a.m.: Secret Service agents armed with automatic rifles are
deployed into Lafayette Park across from the White House.

10:05 a.m.: The south tower of the World Trade Center collapses,
plummeting into the streets below. A massive cloud of
dust and debris forms and slowly drifts away from the building.
9:57 a.m.: Bush departs from Florida.

9:45 a.m.: The White House evacuates.

9:43 a.m.: An aircraft crashes into the Pentagon, sending up a huge
plume of smoke. Evacuation begins immediately.

9:40 a.m.: The FAA halts all flight operations at U.S. airports, the
first time in U.S. history that air traffic nationwide has
been halted.

9:30 a.m.: Bush, speaking in Florida, says the country has suffered an
"apparent terrorist attack."

9:21 a.m.: New York City Port Authority orders all bridges and tunnels
in the New York City area closed.

9:17 a.m.: The FAA shuts down all New York City area airports.

9:03 a.m.: A second plane, apparently a passenger jet, crashes into
the second World Trade Center tower and explodes. Both
buildings are burning.

8:45 a.m.: A large plane, possibly a hijacked airliner, crashes into
one of the World Trade Center towers, tearing a gaping hole
in the building and setting it afire.

Photos above we sent by a friend.
Thanks Anna Marie

Click photo above for extraordinary
pictures by James Nachtwey

Useful Links


To donate blood, contact your local American Red Cross by calling: 1-800-HELP-NOW.
Non- Profit Directory for NYC
United Way
How to Volunteer in NYC
Volunteers of America
UJA Federations of North America
Society of St. Vincent De Paul
Red Cross / Red Crescent
National Organization for Victim Assistance
Catholic Charities USA
American Rescue Team International
International Association of Fire Fighters
Burn Victim Organization
Disaster Relief Organizations
Salvation Army

Find People

Berkeley's Safe Millennium Site
New Survivors List
Disaster Message Service


For disaster assistance: Call FEMA 1-800-462-9029

To volunteer or make donations: Call FEMA 1-800-801-8092

Victim information

Hospitalized Victims:
New York City online hospital patient locator system


Friends and family who wish to check on passengers and flights may call:
American Airlines, 1-800-245-0999
United Airlines, 1-800-932-8555

World Trade Center businesses:

Morgan Stanley: 1-888-883-4391
Fuji Bank: 1-888-537-FUJI (3854)
Carr Futures: 1-800-755-7620
Cantor Fitzgerald: 1-212-940-8162, 1-212-940-8482, 1-212-940-8492, 1-212-893-6073
Lee Hecht Harrison: 1-201-782-3704
AON Corporation: 1-866-256-4154
Thacher, Proffitt, & Wood: 1-800-698-4567
Marsh & McLennan (includes related businesses of Mercer, Guy Carpenter, Seabury & Smith and MMC Enterprise Risk):

Fiduciary Trust Co. International: 1-800-632-2350, ext. 22578
Electronics Trading Group: 1-917-859-7059 or 1-917-682-9827
Dow Jones & Co.: 1-800-530-4504
Deutsche Asset Management: 1-800-475-6701 code: 603374

Employees, families of employees or families of guests staying at the Marriott Hotel near the World Trade Center should call 1-866-866-9928

Cell phone/pager tracker
24-hour hotline for families of victims to call and provide the number of any cell phone or pager victims might have had with them the morning of the attacks: 1-877-348-8579

New York City emergency personnel

For families of firefighters, polices officers, emergency medical personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty the hotline number is 888-744-6513.
New York City firefighters: 1-718-999-2541
Families of New York police officers: 1-212-741-4626

Pentagon personnel:
Pentagon employees only are asked to check in by calling 1-877-663-6772

Army personnel
Army personnel assigned to the Pentagon asked to call 800-984-8523

Air Force
Air Force family members can call 800-253-9276. Evacuated Air Force members are being asked to call 800-558-1404.

Justice Department:
The Justice Department's Office of Victims of Crime has set up a phone line to provide information to families about victims and about services for survivors and their rights: 1-800-331-0075

Blue Cross Blue Shield: 1-866-761-8365
Millennium Cluster at the University of California, Berkeley information exchange page.
Japanese language assistance for relatives is available at or 1-800-527-2611

Emergency response/relief efforts

American Red Cross, blood supply:
The American Red Cross is in need of blood to replenish the nation's supply. Call 1-800-HELP-NOW to schedule an appointment near where you live.

American Red Cross, cash donations:
(800) HELP-NOW

New York Blood Center, blood supply:
The New York Blood Center has also announced a blood emergency for the greater New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.
for more information on how to help or call 1-800-933-2566.

For more information on helping victims of the U.S. attacks, visit Helping.Org

United Way, Donations:
The United Way of New York and the New York Community Trust have established a fund to help the victims of the attacks and their families. The September Eleventh Fund will provide immediate support to established emergency assistance agencies. Anyone wishing to contribute may send their donations in care of United Way, 2 Park Ave, New York, New York, 10016 or call: 212-251-4035. Donations are also being accepted on United Way of New York City's Web site:

Feed The Children, Donations:
Donations are being accepted at Feed The Children

Salvation Army, cash donations:
(800) SAL-ARMY

World Vision
Donations are being accepted for World Vision's American Relief Fund at the organization's Web site or by calling 1-888-511-6593.


FBI tip website:

Department of Justice tip line:

Original Angel Artwork created by
Jonathon Earl Bowser
Contents of AngelSpirit20001998-2020
Updated 9-11-2016