Shanksville

Shanksville,

borough (1990 pop. 235), Somerset co., SW Pa., on the Stonycreek River, which is spanned by an 1881 covered bridge. It is situated in an agricultural area where corn, oats, and livestock are raised; there also are dairy farms and windpower facilities. During the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 (see 9/119/11,
the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, in the United States, and the associated events and impact of those attacks.

The attacks, which were carried out by agents of Al Qaeda (a militant Islamic terrorist group led by Osama bin Laden) used three hijacked commercial
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), one of the four hijacked aircraft crashed into a hillside near Shanksville after passengers sought to gain control of the plane; all aboard were killed. The site of the crash is now part of the Flight 93 National Memorial.
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The fund was opened by the federal government in 2011 to compensate for deaths and illnesses linked to toxic exposure at the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
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More moments of silence came at 9:37 am (1337 GMT), when American Airlines Flight 77 hit the Pentagon; at 9:59 am (1359 GMT) when the South Tower collapsed; at 10:03 am (1403 GMT) when United Flight 93 hit the ground near Shanksville, Pennsylvania; and at 10:28 am (1428 GMT), when the North Tower fell.
11 memorial in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where a new 'Tower of Voices' was dedicated Saturday.
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Vice president Mike Pence attended a ceremony in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where another jet crashed.
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Nearly 3,000 people were killed when hijackers flew commercial planes into New York's World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Nearly 3,000 people died when hijacked planes slammed into the trade center, the Pentagon and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 2001, hurling America into a new consciousness of the threat of global terrorism.