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Date of Accident:11 September 2001Help
Airline:American Airlines   Help
Aircraft:Boeing 767-223ER   Help
Location:Manhattan, New York, USAHelp
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Flight Number:11Help
Line Number:169Help
Engine Manufacturer:General ElectricHelp
Engine Model:CF6-80A2Help
Year of Delivery:1987Help
Accident Description:At 8:45am local time, American Airlines Flight 11, flying from Boston, Massachusetts to Los Angeles, California, impacted the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City after being hijacked by terrorists. The north tower of the World Trade Center was severely damaged, and collapsed approximately an hour later. Nearly 3,000 people on the ground, including occupants of both World Trade Center towers, firefighters, and police officers were killed.
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