What happened on FlyerTalk on September 11, 2001 as parts of the United States of America was attacked by terrorists who used commercial aircraft as weapons to destroy the World Trade Center in New York and damage the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.?
Approximately 3,000 people were killed that day.
Go back in time and read the Two Planes Crash Into World Trade Centerthread to see what FlyerTalk members posted back on September 11, 2001. This thread was launched within an hour of the events that began to unfold on that dreadfully horrific day. Follow what was posted as FlyerTalk members learned of the news and reported it as quickly as possible.
I remember that I traveled to Augusta, Georgia that day. Normally I would have flown there from Atlanta because I usually did not know where I was traveling next until the last minute, but for some reason that day I decided to drive. Glad that I did drive, it was very eerie seeing the highways in Atlanta empty during what would have been the heart of rush hour…