Veterans Honor Patriot Day
Posted: September 12, 2013 at 3:54 a.m.
A small group stood at Rogers Municipal Airport on Wednesday night, candles raised to remember the fallen from Sept. 11, 2001, and to honor those serving in the military, police and fire.
At A Glance
• Two planes, American Airlines Flight 11 and United Flight 175, hit the north and south towers of the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001. The first plane hit the north tower at 8:46 a.m. The second plane hit the south tower at 9:03 a.m. Both towers later collapsed. In New York 2,753 people died as a result of the attacks.
• American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon at 9:40 a.m. There were 184 people who died at the Pentagon.
• United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in a Pennsylvania field at 10:07 a.m. Forty people died in the plane crash in Pennsylvania.
Source: The Associated Press
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