Fake AP Reports Timeline for 9/11/01
|Thomas Crosbie Media TCM Breaking News - 2001/09/11:|
|8:53 New York Plane crashes into World Trade Center, according to television reports|
8:56 New York Smoke poured out of a gaping hole in the upper floors of the World Trade Center on Tuesday and there were broadcast reports a plane had struck it.
9:01 New York An aircraft crashed into the upper floors of one of the World Trade Center towers Tuesday morning, and black smoke poured out of two gaping holes.
9:04 New York Explosion rocks second World Trade Center tower
9:05 New York An aircraft crashed into the upper floors of one of the World Trade Center towers Tuesday morning. Shortly afterward a second explosion rocked the other tower.
9:09 New York Plane crashes into second World Trade Center tower
9:11 New York An aircraft crashed into the upper floors of one of the WTC towers Tuesday morning. Shortly afterward a second plane hit the other tower.
9:12 Washington FBI investigating reports of plane hijacking before World Trade Center crashes
9:15 Washington The FBI is investigating reports that two plane crashes at the WTC are the result of foul play, The AP has learned.
9:18 New York Planes crashed into the upper floors of both WTC towers minutes apart Tuesday in a horrific scene of explosions and fire that left gaping holes in the 110 story buildings.
9:31 Sarasota, FL Bush calls World Trade Center crashes apparent terrorist attack
9:34 Washington President Bush said Tuesday that two plane crashes into the WTC were "an apparent terrorist attack on our country."
9:40 Washington First plane to hit World Trade Center was hijacked after takeoff from Boston, U.S. official says
9:42 Washington One of two planes that crashed into the WTC was hijacked after takeoff from Boston, a U.S. official said, citing a transmission from the plane.
9:43:07 Washington An aircraft has crashed into the Pentagon, witnesses say
9:43:59 Washington West Wing of White House evacuated amid terrorist threats
9:44 Washington An aircraft crashed near the Pentagon and the West Wing of the White House was evacuated amid threats of terrorism.
9:47 Washington White House threatened with terrorist attack, source says
9:49 Washington The Federal Aviation Administration has shut down all aircraft takeoffs nationwide
9:50 The White House was evacuated after the Secret Service received credible threat of a terrorist act against the presidential mansion and residence.
9:53 Washington Aircraft crashed near Pentagon. White House evacuated after bomb threats. FAA shuts down all air traffic.
10:00 New York Explosion hits another building near World Trade Center
10:07 New York One World Trade Center tower collapses
10:11 New York Two planes crashed into WTC. Bush says "apparent terrorist attack." Witness saw people falling and jumping from towers.
10:19 Washington State Department evacuated due to a possible explosion.
10:23 Washington Car bomb explodes outside State Department, senior law enforcement officials say [Note: Officials’ version later proved unfounded]
10:29 New York Second World Trade Center tower collapses
10:30 New York In a horrific sequence of events, terrorists crashed planes into the WTC, and explosions rocked the Pentagon and the State Department, spreading fear through the country.
10:37 Pittsburgh Large plane crashes in western Pennsylvania, officials at Somerset County airport confirm
10:39 New York Fourth explosion at World Trade Center
10:46 Pittsburgh A large plane, believed to be a 767, crashed north of Somerset County Airport, near Pittsburgh.
11:15 New York Mayor Giuliani says: "I have a sense it's a horrendous number of lives lost."
11:16 New York Terrorists crashed planes into the WTC. Explosions also rocked the Pentagon. Mayor Giuliani: "I have a sense it's a horrendous number of lives lost."
11:17 New York Authorities had been trying to evacuate WTC. Expert: "I would name at the top of the list Osama Bin Laden." Aircraft crashed into Pentagon.
11:19 New York In Pennsylvania, a large plane believed to be a 747 crashed. Nation’s air traffic halted. New York "like a war zone."
11:23 Fort Worth, TX American Airlines says it "lost" two aircraft carrying 156 people
11:33 Pittsburgh United Airlines confirms flight from Newark, NJ, to San Francisco crashed near Pittsburgh
11:41 Pittsburgh, San Francisco witness account of Pennsylvania crash.
11:52 Washington Federal Reserve reports it is prepared to provide additional money to nation's banking system as needed following terrorist attacks
12:03 Chicago United Airlines confirms second plane crashing, location not given
12:23 New York High-ranking city police official says the number of people killed or injured could be in the thousands
12:53 Barksdale AFB Bush says military on high-alert status
16:31 Washington President Bush is returning to the White House, spokesman says
16:54 Washington United States suspects Osama bin Laden in terrorist attacks, two U.S. officials say
20:33 Washington Bush says "thousands of lives were suddenly ended" in terrorist attacks
22:27 New York Mayor says some people alive in Trade Center Wednesday,
|8:48am - Plane crashes into World Trade Centre|
8:55am - Explosion at World Trade Centre
9:08am - Second plane crashes into World Trade Centre
9:14am - Plane crashes may have been on purpose
9:27am - Fears plane crashes were acts of terrorism
9:29am - Bush: Disaster is 'an apparent terrorist attack'
9:36am - Bush to meet with security chiefs
9:41am - Pentagon evacuated due to fire
9:47am - Reports of helicopter crashing into Pentagon
9:52am - Terrorist threats made against the White House
9:59am - Third explosion at World Trade Centre
10:02am - Part of second tower collapses
10:05am - Conflicting reports over those responsible for crashes
10:11am - Large airliner crashes into the Pentagon
10:27am - Straw offers US help to catch terrorists
10:30am - Second tower collapses
10:32am - Both towers down after plane crashes
10:35am - Car bomb explodes at State Department
10:38am - 747 down in Pennsylvania
10:39am - Pentagon collapses
10:42am - Car bomb explodes in Washington
10:44am - Hijacked plane heading for Washington
10:45am - Speculation Osama Bin-Laden responsible for attack
10:50am - Hijacked plane had 168 passengers
10:56am - UK and Israel evacuate prominent buildings
11:03am - Car bombing outside of State Department
11:05am - Second aircraft hits Pentagon
11:07am - US closes germ warfare defense laboratory
11:10am - Palestinian Leader condemns US terrorist attacks
11:11am - Thousands feared dead in US terror strikes
11:15am - Witnesses tell of horror at New York carnage
11:17am - Pentagon in state of collapse
11:19am - Chicago buildings closed
11:20am - Government issues helpline number
11:24am - Aircraft can carry up to 300
11:30am - Airlines across the world cancel flights
11:33am - Second attack plane took off at Newark
11:35am - Pennsylvania plane was headed for Camp David
11:42am - Taoiseach and Tanaiste condemn attacks on US
11:43am - Islamic Jihad may be responsible
11:45am - World watches in horror as terror unfolds United States
11:52am - United Airlines confirms plane lost
11:55 am - Palestinians celebrate in the streets
11:59am - United Airlines concerned about fourth plane
12:02pm - US closes border with Mexico
12:27pm - Appeal for calm as phone lines jam
12:27pm - 110 people on two United Airlines flights
12:35pm - Taliban ambassador sympathises
12:42pm - Trimble: Terrorist attack "utterly appaling”
12:45pm - 50 aircraft still in American skies
12:49pm - Bin Laden warned three weeks ago of attacks
12:59pm - Ahern calls for 'global solidarity' in face of terrorism
1:07pm - Bush resolves to 'hunt down' terrorists
1:23pm - Shares plummet after US attacks
1:23pm - McAleese expresses horror at US attacks
1:27pm - Third building on verge of collapse
1:33pm - Markets lose £67bn in one day
1:35pm - Pentagon security to be improved
1:40pm - Fighter jets patrolling skies after Pentagon attack
1:41pm - Ireland reacts to US terrorist attack
1:42pm - Location of second United Airlines plane unknown
1:46pm - Taliban rulers condemn attacks on US
1:49pm - New Yorkers speak of horror and loss
2:26pm - Russia puts troops on alert
2:27pm - America reeling in horror and shock
2:28pm - All planes now landed
2:37pm - Trade Centre Victims Stream to Hospitals
2:41pm - World Trade Disaster: Chronology of terror
2:44pm - Blood Centre issues plea for donations
3:12pm - Terrorists ‘flew the planes themselves’
3:15pm - Taliban protests bin Laden’s innocence
3:20pm - Japan backs US anti-terrorist drive
3:23pm - Cowen cuts short Middle East trip
3:44pm - Team of rescue experts on standby in Britain
3:57pm - Spectre of 'World War Three' raised
3:59pm - World Trade Centre building ablaze
4:12pm - US forces on alert around the world
4:52pm - US on coast-to-coast alert
5:00pm - Muslims worry about backlash
5:05pm - Hijack passenger rang husband from plane
5:11pm - Sharon offers condolences
5:29pm - World Trade Centre building number seven collapses
5:35pm - They will never kill democracy - Powell
5:41pm - Explosions rock Kabul
6:01pm - All flights grounded until noon Wednesday
6:26pm - Explosions in Kabul not US strike
6:54pm - Bush arrives back at White House
6:58pm - Northern Alliance responsible for Kabul attack