- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 11, 2001
Time: 10:03
Location: Shanksville, Pennsylvania
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight #: 93
Route: Newark - San Francisco
AC Type: Boeing B-757-222
Registration: N591UA
cn / ln: 28142/718
Aboard: 44   (passengers:37  crew:7)
Fatalities: 44   (passengers:37  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was hijacked after taking off from Newark International Airport. The hijackers took control of the aircraft and turned the plane towards Washington D.C. A struggle ensued between the passengers and hijackers after which the plane crashed at a high rate of speed into a field in the Pennsylvania countryside. It was one of four planes that were hijacked the same day.
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