United Air Lines Flight 93

United Air Lines Flight 93Tuesday September 11, 2001
The aircraft was hijacked after taking off from Newark International Airport. The hijackers took control of the aircraft and turned the plane towards Washington D.C. A struggle ensued between the passengers and hijackers after which the plane crashed at a high rate of speed into a field in the Pennsylvania countryside. It was one of four planes that were hijacked the same day.

Crash Details

DateTuesday September 11, 2001
LocationShanksville, Pennsylvania
Passengers37
Crew7
Fatalities44
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-757-222
OperatorUnited Air Lines
RegistrationN591UA
Flight OriginNewark
Flight Destination San Francisco
Shanksville, Pennsylvania
United Air Lines
Boeing B-757-222
2001