Thousands of people gathered in Shanksville on Sunday to pay their respects to the heroes who were on board Flight 93 when it went down in an open field 10 years ago in Somerset County.
People around the country are paying their respects to the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Nearly 10 years ago, thousands of lives were lost on that fateful day. On the eve of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, thousands have gathered in Shanksville, Somerset County, to remember the heroes of Flight 93.
It didn’t take long for traffic to back up on the new two-mile highway near Shanksville Saturday morning as thousands were anxious to attend the dedication of the first phase of the Flight 93 National Memorial.
Several distinguished dignitaries paid their respects at the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. on Saturday.
A dedication ceremony will take place at the Flight 93 Memorial on Saturday.
Rain caused parking lots at the Flight 93 Memorial site to become mud pits on Friday. There was gridlock as the Park Service had to find new places for people to park.
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On Saturday, a dedication of the first phase of the Flight 93 Memorial will come following years of controversy about how to honor the heroic passengers.
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Students from Sacred Heart Elementary School in Shadyside gathered Friday morning to remember the unforgettable events of Sept. 11.
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More than 30 minutes of recordings from the morning of 9/11 have just been released.
When the Midfield Terminal of Pittsburgh International Airport opened in October of 1992 it was the dawning of a new age of aviation for the region.
When the passengers of United Airlines Flight 93 made the decision to try and retake the plane, the people on the ground in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County had no idea how their lives were about to change – forever.
Bikers from California to Florida have made their way to the site of the Flight 93 Memorial.