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The following data was derived from the complete set of FBI 302 files derived from a search using the following terms: SEARCH TERMS: • • • • phone call AND flight AND 175/77/93 phone AND call AND flight AND 175/77/93 cell phone AND flight AND 175/77/93 cell AND call AND flight AND 175/77/93
* Each flight number listed in the last field was checked independently ** For some odd reason inputting 11 in the flight number field would search and return 175 instead of 11. Need to check with FBI on this. DATA POINTS: Eight data points for each phone call: A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. From whom to whom Type of call: cell or airphone conversation or message Time and duration of call What information was shared was the call tape recorded 302 reference Notes regarding anomalies, questions and required follow-up
UA FLIGHT 93
A) Passenger Linda Gronlund to her sister Elsa Strong B)?? C) Message left on Voicemail D) 9:47 lasting one minute according to time stamp on message machine E) According to Elsa's FBI Interview, Linda's message said "aircraft was being hijacked by terrorist and they had a bomb.,. The terrorist also stated that they had already taken down the World Trade Center" According to another witness Elsa told them that Linda had said: "The terrorists repeated that they were all to be killed and that the pilot had redirected the plane. The terrorists told them that the plane was going to the White House."
F) Phone call was recorded by Elsa. G) 265A-NY-280350-302-4080 and 265A-NY-280350-302-1123. H) NOTES: NEED THE TRANSCRIPT AND CONFIRM TIME/DURATION. WE NEED TO RECONCILE THE TAPE WITH THE DIFFERING ACCOUNTS (ELSA's 302 AND THE 302 OF HER SISTER-IN-LAW). 2. A) Passenger Mark Bingham calls bis aunt Kathleen Brady Hoglan and his mother Alice Hoglan (at the same number: 408 741 8029). B) GTE Airphone C) Conversation D) Time: 9:44 a.m. according to Alice who looked at the clock as she ran to the phone/Duration: was estimated by Alice and Kathleen to be three minutes. E) According to Kathleen and Alice, Bingham said: "I'm on United Airlines, Flight 93, It's being hijacked...theplane's been taken over by three guys. They say they have a bomb." As related to FBI from Kathleen and Alice. F) No tape mentioned in 302. G) 265A-NY-280350-302-4069; 265A-NY-280350-302-63761 H) NOTES: CONFIRM TIME AND DURATION OF CALL WITH CELL PHONE RECORD 3. A) Passenger Marion Britton called her boyfriend Fred Fiumano B) Borrowed Cell Phone (718) 805 0388 C) Conversation D) Time: Between 9:30-9:45 E) According to Fiumano, Britton told him that "herplane was hijacked...the hijackers had cut two passengers throats...she knew that two planes had crashed into the WTC." F) No tape mentioned in 302 G) 265A-NY-280350-302-25306 H) NOTES: CONFIRM TIME AND DURATION OF CALL WITH CELL PHONE RECORD. 4. A) Passenger Ed Wort (SPELLING) calls John Shaw, telecommunications officer (911) for the Department of Public Safety 911, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Wort is calling from bathroom aboard plane. B) Cell Phone (732) 241-6909 C) Conversation D) Time: 9:57 a,m. according to Westmoreland DPS/Duration: ?? E) According to the 911 officer John Shaw, Wort repeated several times that the plane was being hijacked. (38710) "he believed the aircraft was going down, and that some sort of explosion had occurred aboard the aircraft...there was white smoke somewhere on theplane."( 17823)
F) Call was recorded; Shaw made notes of the call (transcript of tape: 265A-NY280350-302-4889). G) 265A-NY-280350-302-38710; 265A-NY-280350-302-17823; 265A-NY280350-302-107608 H) NOTES: CONFIRM SPELLING OF WORT; REPORT OF EXPLOSION IS UNIQUE; WHAT WAS WHITE SMOKE LIKELY TO BE; FBI TOLD COMMISSION THEY FOUND NO TRACE OF EXPLOSIVES; CONFIRM THAT FBI INDEED CHECKED FOR EXPLOSIVES; TRANSCRIPT OF TAPE (265A-NY-280350-302-4889) DOESN'T SAY ANYTHING ABOUT THE EXPLOSION OR WHITE SMOKE—NEED TO RECONCILE; NEED TO GET COPY OF TAPE AND FULL TRANSCRIPT; NEED TO GET COPY OF SHAW'S NOTES. 5. A) Passenger Todd Beamer (sitting next to a flight attendant feeding him information) talks with GTE airphone operator Lisa Jefferson B) GTE airphone C) Conversation D) Time: began at approximately 9:45 and ended at 9:36 (sic) according to Jefferson(reconcile) /Duration: ?? E) According to Jefferson Beamer said. "The airplane is about to be hijacked...three individuals, two wielding knives, the third with a bomb strapped to his waist with a red belt, were preparing to take over the flight." Jefferson said she spoke with Beamer for 7 minutes before "the two hijackers armed with knives entered the cockpit, securing the door behind them. The third hijacker with the bomb remained in the main cabin with the passengers after closing the privacy curtain between First Class and Economy class" After a short period Beamer stated "the aircraft maneuvered erratically and continued to do so." He stated that "the aircraft was turning around." At 10:00 Beamer said that "thepassengers were about to attack the hijackers." Beamer said "the hijackers knew they were on phones and 'didn 't seem to care.'" F) No tape indicated G) 265A-NY-280350-302-95630; 265A-NY-280350-302-95682 H) NOTES: NEED TO CONFIRM TIME AND DURATION OF CALL FROM GTE RECORDS; SEE IF JEFFERSON TOOK NOTES; SEE IF CALLS TO GTE OPERATORS WERE TAPED. 6. A) Unknown Male flight attendant calls his friend I to third party I ft [(according \) cell phone
aircraft had told him "take care ofmywife..andkids,.I'm a dead man. We 're being hijnrk<xi."\F I also mentioned talking to th$ flight
9/11 Personal Privacy
attendant's wife who had reported receiving a call from her husband aboard the flight as well. According to I H| [account of the wife's call was as follows: "The Captain and in-flight crew had been gathered in the back of the plane, that the captain was held by a hijacker with a blade to his neck.,.they were going to Camp David... They threatened to cut the Captain^ throat with a box cutter if the crew attempted to intervene....the Captain said 'I'd rather have my throat cut.' Or something to that effect" ""**'::•••••• F) No tape indicated ' 9</11 G) 265A-NY-280350-302-20230 Personal
H) NOTES: WE NEED TO DETERMINE IF THE FBI INTERVIEWED I IQRTHE FLIGHT ATTENDANT'S WIFE; WHO WAS THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT; WE NEED TO RECONCILE THIS STORY OF THE PILOT BEING HELD IN THE BACK. 7. A) four calls from passenger Thomas Burnett to his wife Deena Burnett B) Cell phone call C) Conversation D) Time: approximately 9:30 according to Deena Burnett/Duration: E) According to Deena Burnett, Mr. Burnett stated: "The plane had been hijacked. The hijackers claimed to have a bomb..a passenger had been knifed." Burnett called a second time 10 minutes later and asked his wife: "Haveyou heard about any other planes." Deena tells him about the WTC. Burnett asked: "Were they commercial planes." Five minutes later Burnett calls back again: "The passenger that had been knifed had died... 'they' were in the cockpit." Burnett called a fourth time: "c group of us are getting ready to do something." F) No tape indicated G) 265A-NY-280350-302-535 H) NOTES: COFIRM TIME AND DURATION WITH CELL PHONE RECORD FOR EACH OF THE FOUR CALLS. 8. A) Flight attendant Cece (CHECK SPELLING OF FIRST NAME) Lyles called her husband Lorne B) Cell Phone C) Conversation D) Time: 9:58 a.m. according to voicemail Duration: believe it was up to grounding because Lome heard screaming and then phone went dead. E) From transcript: "My plane is being hijacked...they are forcing their way into the cockpit...they forced their way into the cockpit... it feels like the plane is going down." F) Phone message was tape recorded by home voicemail machine (FBI has tape and transcript: TP 0026; TP 0730; TP 419) G) 265A-NY-280350-302-53207; 265A-NY-280350-TP-4854; 265A-NY280350-302-53207; 265A-NY-280350-TP 0026; 265A-NY-280350-TP-0730; 265A-NY-280350-TP-419)
H) NOTES: CONFIRM SPELLING OF CECE'S FIRST NAME; WE NEED TO OBTAIN TAPE AND TRANSCRIPT; GET TIME AND DURATION OF CALL FROM CELL RECORDS. 9. A) Phone call from Passenger Nacke to his Wife (NOTES: CALL NEVER WENT THROUGH. CALLER STARTED TO LEAVE MESSAGE BUT GOT CUT OFF BEFORE HE COULD) 10. A) Flight attendant Sandy Bradshaw called her husband Philip B)UNK C) Conversation D) Time: A little before 10 am according to Philip; Duration: UNK E) According to Philip, Philip told her about the WTC. Sandy stated: "...saw the hijackers carrying knives as weapons. All three of the hijackers put red headbands on their heads as they were hijacking the plane...hijackers went up to the front of the plane.,, all passengers and flight attendants were in the rear of the plan...the pilots were not in the back of the plane...the passengers were getting hot water out of the galley and were going to rush the hijackers." Toward the end of the conversation Sandy said "Everyone is running up to First Class" and she hung up the phone. F) No tape indicated G) 265A-NY-280350-302-95686 H) NOTES: THIS ACCOUNT IS AT ODDS WITH THIS THIRD HAND REPORTING ABOUT THE PILOT BEING HELD IN THE BACK OF THE AIRCRAFT WITH A KNIFE TO HIS THROAT. NEED TO CONFIRM TYPE OF CALL, TIME AND DURATION. 11. A) Passenger Jeremy Glick calls his mother-in-law Joanne Makely and wife Lyzbeth. As Mr. and Mrs. Glick talk, Ms. Makely immediately calls 911 via her cell phone. B) GTE airphone C) Conversation D) Time: Approximately 9:30 according to Ms. Makely and Mrs. Glick (prior to WTC towers falling. Duration: approximately 15-20 minutes according to Ms. Makely and Mrs. Glick. E) Joanne immediately calls 911 via her cell phone. "Flight 93 had been hijacked by three 'Iranian-looking' males, with dark skin and bandanas...one of the males stated that he was in possession of a bomb in a red box and one was armed with a knife...the hijackers had herded the passengers into the rear of the plane and told them that if they did not crash into the World Trade Center they would blow up the plane...One of the hijackers told the passengers to call their loved ones. The three hijackers then entered the cockpit. He and four other male passengers were contemplating "rushing" the hijackers...Jeremy replied they did not have guns."
F) No tape indicated for call from Glick to Makely/Glick; Makely call to 91 1 should have been taped. G) 265 A-NY-280350-302-1 1722 H) NOTES: TIME ON MAKELY CELL PHONE CALL TO 911 SHOULD PLACE TIME OF PHONE CALL FROM JEREMY GLICK; DOES FBI HAVE A TAPE OF THE MAKELY 911 CALL—IF SO WE NEED TAPE/TRANSCRIPT. 12. A) GTE airphonc call from passenger Wilesca Martinez to Angela Lopez. (NOTES: DID THE FBI INTERVIEW ANGELA LOPEZ TO SEE WHAT MARTINEZ TOLD HER. SHE WAS IN PUERTO RICO WHEN THEY WENT TO FIND HER. WE NEED INFORMATION ON THIS). GENERAL NOTE: THIS WORK-UP OF CALLS FROM UAL 93 DOES NOT INCLUDE THE PHONE CALL TO UAL SAMC IN SAN FRANCISCO. COMMISSION INTERVIEWED THESE INDIVIDUALS INDEPENDENTLY.
AA FLIGHT 77
1 . A) Phone call from UNK female (probably Barbara Olson) asking the AT&T operator to connect her to I Ifprobablv Ted Olson). Before being patched through to the number Barbara talked with the operator
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passenger" had toldl_ \that "Hijackers were & fa to the back of the plane and were armed with guns and knives."
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H) NOTES; THERE IS NO INDICATION THAT THE FBI INTERVIEWED AND WHAT DID SHE SAY, PARTICULARLY ABOUT THE GUN REFERENCE; WASI FAN AT&T AIRPHQNE OPERATOR OR CELL PHONE OPERATOR; WERE THESE OPERATOR CALLS TAPED; DID FBI FOLLOW-UP ON HER "GUN" REFERENCE; THE GUfr MENTION IS AT ODDS WITH TED OLSON'S ST6RY; DETERMINE IF THE! I NUMBER WAS TED OLSON; WHAT WAS THE TIME AND DURATION OF THIS CALL.I ISAID THE CALLER'S HUSBAND RESIDED IN DC AND WAS A "SERGEANT" (rather than SOLICITOR).
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Personal Privacy 2. A) Flight attendant Renee May calls her parents Ronald and Nancy May C) Conversation . D) Time: 9:12 EOT according to AA airphone usage record 265A-NY-280350302-41864) , E) According to Mr. and Mrs. May, Renee stated: "They were being
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The Mays called one of the numbers and talked to Patty Carson: | . F) No tape indicated G) 265A-NY-280350-302-39718
H) NOTES: GET EDT TIME OF CALL AND CONFIRM TYPE OF CALL, TIME OF CALL AND DURATION. 3. A) Passenger Barbara Olson twice calls her husband Ted Olson B) UNK (Barbara's cell number was 202 365-5889); AA airphone usage records indicate that Barbara tried to call using airphone at 9: 1 8 a.m.) C) Conversation D) Time: Approximately 9:00 a.m. according to Ted Olson; Duration: 1 minute according to Ted Olson E) According to Ted, Barbara stated that "Her plane ad been hijacked. ..they had knives and box cutters... they put the passengers in the back of the plane. " Then the call was cut off. According to Ted Olson, Barbara called back shortly after being cut-off and said: "pilot had announced that the plane had been hijacked. Olson told his wife that two planes had been hijacked and hit the WTC. The call was then cut off. F) No tape indicated G) 265A-NY-280350-302-30777
H) NOTES: SEE IF BARBARA'S CELL PHONE NUMBER HAD ANY CALLS PLACED DURING THIS TIME; WHY SO FEW CALLS FROM AA 77.
UA FLIGHT 175
1. A) Passenger Brian Sweeny contacts his mother Louise Sweeney B) Cell phone C) Conversation D) Time: 8:58 according to Louise who looked at her stove clock when she took the call. E) According to Louise Sweeney: "The planes passengers were thinking of storming the cockpit" F) No tape recording indicated G) 265A-NY-280350-302-46330 H) NOTES: 2. A) Passenger Brian Sweeney contacts his wife Julie Sweeney B) Cell phone C) Voicemail message D) Time: 8:58 according to answering machine: Duration: E) "Plane had been hijacked." F) Tape recording indicated G) 265A-NY-280350-302-46325 H) NOTES: DOES FBI HAVE TAPE/TRANSCRIPT OF THIS CALL 3. A) Passenger Peter Burton Hanson twice calls his father Lee Hanson B) UNK C) Conversation D) Time: sometime after 9:00 a.m. according to Mr. Lee Hanson; Duration: E) According to Lee Hanson, Peter Hanson stated that"/ think they've taken over the cockpit...an attendant has been stabbed...andsomeone else up front may have been killed. The plane is making strange moves. Call United Airlines." Lee Hanson hung up and called the Easton police to report the problem. A few minutes later Peter called Lee Hanson back and stated: "It's getting bad, Dad...a stewardess was stabbed...they seem to have knives and mace...they said they have a bomb...It's getting very bad on the plane.. .passengers are throwing up and getting sick. ..the plane is making jerky movements.. .1 don't' think the pilot is flying the plane. ..I think we 're going down...I think they intend to go to Chicago or someplace and fly into a building." F) No tape recording indicated, but Lee Hanson's call to the Easton, CT police might have been taped. G) 265A-NY-280350-302-9269 H) NOTES: LEE HANSON TOOK TWO SHEETS OF NOTES DURING THE CALL—SEE IF THE FBI HAS THESE AND REVIEW; SEE IF CALL WAS CELL OR AIRPHONE.