The heroes who fought back against terrorists who had hijacked United Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, will be remembered Tuesday morning.
On the heels of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the families of the Flight 93 victims will face another difficult day with another solemn ceremony set to take place.
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.
A dedication ceremony will take place at the Flight 93 Memorial on Saturday.
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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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.
With a horrific explosion and an earth-shaking rumble, the future of Shanksville and Stoney Creek Township was sealed. “We’re a part of history now,” says Rick King who owns Ida’s Store and is a member of the volunteer fire department.
On Sept.11, 2001, Lillie Leonardi, arriving in a mobile command truck, knew that the field near Shanskville, Somerset County was as bad as bad could be. She could see it reflected in the eyes of firefighters.
With just one week until the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, some dramatic new video taken just after the crash of Flight 93 in Shanksville, Somerset County, has surfaced.
The news of Osama bin Laden’s death spread quickly, but the mood was more solemn as people gathered to remember the heroes of Flight 93.
The first phase of the permanent Flight 93 Memorial is nearly complete. KDKA’s Trina Orlando got a first look at the progress.
The timing was coincidental, but the federal advisory committee on developing a permanent memorial for Flight 93 met in Shanksville on Saturday. While relatives of the Flight 93 victims reviewed the progress on the memorial, the talk turned to the killing of Osama bin Laden.
The news of Osama bin Laden’s death spread quickly after President Barack Obama’s announcement Sunday night.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to a 9/11 victim’s brother.