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United Airlines Flight 175
UA 175's flight path from Boston to New York City on September 11, 2001.
Hijacking summary
Date Tuesday, September 11, 2001 (2001-09-11)
Summary Suicide hijacking
Place World Trade Center
Passengers 51 (plus 5 hijackers)
Crew 9
Fatalities 60, plus 5 hijackers, on aircraft;
approximately 900 (including emergency workers) at the South Tower of the World Trade Center
Survivors None on aircraft
Aircraft type Boeing 767–222
Airline/user United Airlines
Registration N612UA
Flew from Logan Int'l Airport
Flying to Los Angeles Int'l Airport

United Airlines Flight 175 was the second hijacked airplane of the September 11, 2001 attacks that crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center. The plane was a Boeing 767. 56 people (including 5 hijackers) and 9 crew members died in the crash. The time of the crash was 9:03 Eastern Daylight Time. Unlike American Airlines Flight 11, which crashed into the North tower 17 minutes earlier, Flight 175 was seen live on television because of the media attention drawn to the scene from the crash of Flight 11.

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