Part 1 of 3 of the complete air-traffic control recordings of United Airlines flight 93.
This is a newly released recording of United Airlines flight 93 which crashed into an empty field in Pennsylvania after a group of passengers attempted to take back the aircraft from the hijackers. The plane was hijacked by four terrorirsts. This was the fourth plane hijacked on September 11, 2001.
United Airlines flight 93 departed New York-Newark for San Francisco at 08:47. The aircraft was hijacked by four terrorists. The hijackers took over control, reportedly switched off the transponder and changed course to, probably, Washington. At 09:35, near Cleveland, the aircraft changed course to the South and later (09:45) Southwest at FL350. At 10:03 the aircraft crashed out of control in a field near Somerset, PA. The hijackers possibly had the intention to crash the plane into Air Force One, Camp David or perhaps Washington. The aircraft crashed following passengers attempt to take down the hijackers.