SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Vice President Mike Pence will deliver remarks at the crash site of United Flight 93 in a Pennsylvania field as the country marks the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.READ MORE: Howard W. Hanna Jr., Founder Of Real Estate Agency Dies At 101 Years Old
The Republican will speak Monday at the ceremony in Shanksville at the national memorial to the victims of Flight 93.
Four al-Qaeda hijackers crashed the plane on Sept. 11, 2001, after the passengers and crew fought to wrest control of the aircraft, preventing it from reaching Washington, D.C.READ MORE: 'I Owe Him Everything'; Zlatan Ibrahimovic Pays Tribute Following The Passing Of Dr. Freddie Fu
Thirty-three passengers and seven crew members died.
Pence will address the family and friends of the victims and thousands of citizens who also are expected to attend.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke also will speak at the ceremony.MORE NEWS: Wholey's Market Celebrates 109 Years In Business
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