United Flight 93
Most people who were in Stoney Creek Township on Sept. 11, 2001 at least heard Flight 93’s full-power engines or felt the impact as it shook the countryside like an earthquake. But there were two men who saw the flight’s final moments.
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.
It took nine years, but a documentary celebrating United Airlines Flight 93 passenger Mark Bingham’s life premiered in June.
Melodie Homer continue to heal and champions her late husbands memory through The Leroy Homer Foundation.