Another plane crashed into the Pentagon an hour after the first crash. A fourth plane – United Flight 93 – never made it to its final destination. Passengers called loved ones, said their goodbyes, united together and overtook the plane. It crashed into a field in
President George W. Bush wisely grounded all air traffic almost immediately. This action is believed to have foiled several other possible attacks.
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015