Photos of 9/11: Scenes from terror attack left indelible memory

On Sept. 11, 2001, a clear blue sky greeted New York City. By 9 a.m., plumes of fire and black smoke choked the city’s skyline as scenes of horror unfolded at the site of the World Trade Center after two passenger jets slammed into the Twin Towers.

Twenty years on, the images from that day remain indelibly seared into the minds of many Americans.

American Airlines Flight 11 struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center traveling at hundreds of miles per hour and carrying around 10,000 gallons of jet fuel. The flight crashed into floors 93-99 and severed all three emergency stairwells, trapping hundreds of people above the 91st floor.

NEW YORK – On Sept. 11, 2001, a clear blue sky greeted New York City. By 9 a.m., plumes of fire and black smoke choked the city’s skyline as scenes of horror unfolded at the site of the World Trade Center after two passenger jets slammed into the Twin […]

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