World Shaking Day In the 21 memory of the 9/11 attacks…. Figures and facts

21 years after the attacks of 11 September 2001, here’s a look at the events that killed 2977 people in New York City, Washington, D.C., and outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

The attacks occurred after 19 men hijacked four US commercial fuel-laden aircraft heading to destinations on the West Coast. Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has been accused of orchestrating the attacks.

At the World Trade Center site in Manhattan, New York, 2,753 people were killed as a result of the crash of hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 deliberately in the North and South Towers.

Of those who died during the initial attacks and subsequent collapses of the towers, 343 were firefighters, 23 were police officers and 37 were Port Authority officers.

The victims’ ages ranged from two to 85 years. Approximately 75-80% of the victims were men.

At the Pentagon in Washington, 184 people died when the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the building.

Near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, 40 passengers and crew on United Airlines Flight 93 died when the plane crashed into a field.

The hijackers are believed to have smashed the plane at that location instead of their unknown target after the passengers and crew attempted to regain control of the aircraft.

These attacks are estimated to cost $ 500 thousand to plan and carry out the attacks 11 September.

Economic losses reached approximately $123 billion after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers in New York City, as well as a decline in airlines’ flights over the next few years.

Together with $60 billion is the estimated cost of damage to the World Trade Center site, including damage to surrounding buildings, infrastructure and subway facilities.

The $40 billion value of the emergency counter-terrorism package approved by the United States Congress on 14 December.

Also $15 billion – an aid package passed by Congress to bail out airlines.

To finish cleaning debris, it took 3.1 million hours of work to clean up 1.8 million tons of debris.
The total cost of cleaning was $750 million.

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