United Airlines Flight 175 facts for kids
UA 175's flight path from Boston to New York City on September 11, 2001.
|Date||Tuesday, September 11, 2001|
|Place||World Trade Center|
|Passengers||51 (plus 5 hijackers)|
|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|
|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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Piece of fuselage on the roof of 5 WTC.
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