KRYSTALNET

 

REMEMBERING A MOMENT OF SILENCE

ATTACK ON AMERICA

 SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

WORLD TRADE CENTER TOWERS, NEW YORK

IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS THESE TWIN TOWERS STOOD WHOLE, BEAUTIFUL, TALL AND PROUD GRACING THE NEW YORK SKYLINE.  THEN AT 8:45 EDT AN EXPLOSION WAS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD.

 

 

AT 8:45 EDT AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT NUMBER 11 WAS FLOWN INTO THE NORTH TOWER BY TERRORIST.  THIS PLANE WAS A BOEING 767-200ER WITH A WING SPAN OF 156 FEET ONE INCH AND AN OVERALL LENGTH OF 159 FEET TWO INCHES.

 

 

AS MILLIONS OF HORRIFIED AMERICANS WATCHED AT 9:03  UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT NUMBER 175 FLIES INTO THE SOUTH TOWER. THIS HIJACKED PLANE WAS ALSO A BOEING 767 WITH A WING SPAN OF 156 FEET ONE INCH AND OVERALL LENGTH OF 159 FEET TWO INCHES.

 

THE PLANE HITS THE SECOND TOWER AND IT ERUPTS INTO A MASSIVE EXPLOSION.

 

BOTH TOWERS ARE FIREBALLS FEEDING  OFF TONS OF JET FUEL

 

PEOPLE ARE  TRAPPED IN THE TOWERS, SOME OF THEM FELL TO THEIR DEATHS.

AT 9:43 EDT AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT NUMBER 77 CRASHES INTO THE PENTAGON.  THIS PLANE WAS A BOEING 757 WITH A WING SPAN OF 124 FEET TEN INCHES AND AN OVERALL LENGTH OF 155 FEET THREE INCHES.

 

AT 10:10 EDT UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT NUMBER 93 CRASHES IN SOMERSET COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA.  THIS AIRCRAFT WAS A BOEING 757 WITH A WING SPAN OF 124 FEET TEN INCHES AND AN OVERALL LENGTH OF 155 FEET THREE INCHES.

 

AT 10:05  EDT THE SOUTH TOWER COLLAPSES.

 

PEOPLE TRYING TO GET FRESH AIR, PICTURE WAS TAKEN JUST BEFORE THE TOWER COLLAPSED

AT 10:28 THE NORTH TOWER COLLAPSES 

 

PEOPLE RUN FOR THEIR LIVES AS THE TOWER COMES CRASHING DOWN

 

SMOKE ASH AND DEBRIS ARE EVERYWHERE

 

 

PEOPLE ARE DAZED, CONFUSED AND COVERED WITH ASHES AS THEY FLEE FOR THEIR LIVES

 

SOME OF THE AFTERMATH OF THE COLLAPSE OF THE TOWERS

 

 

TONS OF TWISTED METAL FROM WHAT IS LEFT OF THE TOWERS

 

RESCUE AND CLEAN UP BEGINS

 

FOR ALL OF THE FAMILIES OF THOSE WHO WERE LOST  IN THIS TRAGEDY AND ALL OF THE PEOPLE WHO LOST FRIENDS, BUSINESS ASSOCIATES, AND ACQUAINTANCES,  OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO YOU.  WE PRAY THAT THOSE WHO HAVE DONE THIS ARE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE AND THAT NEVER AGAIN IS THERE AN ATTACK ON HUMAN LIFE LIKE THIS ONE. NOT IN AMERICA OR ANY OTHER COUNTRY IN THE WORLD. YOU HAVE OUR PRAYERS AND YOU TRULY HAVE THE HEART OF AMERICA, AND THE WORLD  WITH YOU.  

TO THE THOUSANDS OF FACELESS, NAMELESS HEROES WHO HAVE RISKED THEIR OWN LIVES TO SAVE OTHERS,  WORKED TIRELESSLY TO SAVE THOSE WHO WERE TRAPPED IN DOWNED BUILDINGS, GAVE STRANGERS HUGS AND SMILES JUST BECAUSE THEY NEEDED IT, OPENED THEIR HEARTS AND SOULS TO THOSE WHO NEEDED JUST TO HAVE SOMEONE TO TALK TO,  DONATED MONEY, BLOOD, AND PRAYED FOR  THE VICTIMS OF THIS DISASTER, WE SAY THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS.  

 

AND TO ALL OF THE WORLD WE GIVE THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE: 

WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE, KINDNESS AND SUPPORT OF AMERICA DURING THIS TRAGEDY.  GOD BLESS YOU ALL 

AND 

GOD BLESS AMERICA