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9:20:32 6 Otis fighters going home

 

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9:21:00^11 still airborne, report from ZBW Scoggins

 

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9:21:28 Commotion in background

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Scoggins says he got the info from Washington Center

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AA1 1 still

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headed for DC

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9:21:39 He's headed toward

you hear that, still up there

 

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9:22:00 Oh God, They'd better call the President

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9:22:30 Better get Lanley guys up

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What did I just say, scramble Langley

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Scramble Langley

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9:22:56 Want me to just put them over BWI?

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In background,

Powell initiates the scramble order call

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9:23:02" In

background, N334AA

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ID Techs talk to Felzer at ZNY, ZNY has no info on AA1 1

 

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9:24:00

End of Scramble alert

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Scoggins calls again re AA1 1

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9:24:17 2 4, scramble time 2 4 for LFI, two four

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Hold [the fighters] in BWI area

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9:24:31 Langley Command Post calls for heading and altitude [Quit]

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9:24:36 Steven [Ovens] has NY TRACON on

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9:25:14 ID/ZDC re AA11. ZDC just got word from Boston or somewhere,

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different things going on 9:25:22 Scoggins alerts NEADS there may be 3 a/c missing, a 3d, no call sign yet

 

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9:25:38 Barrett.ZNY, calls Richmond, much confusion, Richmond tells Mo Dooley he needs someone, now, to confirm AA1 1 still flying

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9:26:00 Fragment of Steve Richmond conversation with Bruce Barrett ZNY

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9:26:10J"N334AA" background

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9:26:28 Langley Command Post calls again to verify primary frequency

 

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Boston now missing another aircraft

 

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9:26:53

Richmond tells Barrett, ZNY, not sure, can't confirm

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9:27:19

Richmond asks MCC if we have a position, answer "no"

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9:27:24

ID call to ZDC, Felzer transfers them to Lynn Becker

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9:27:45

Put them North of NCA, in an intercept position, 10 miles north

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9:28:28 Fox summarizes and gives instructions to get fighters up and put them in a

 

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particular area 9:28:43 We're looking but we don't see any radar only [target]

 

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In background, Fox, "N334AA"

 

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ID on call to ZNY, 3 missing, ZNY has no info on AA1 1

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9:28:58

"Oh my God" that's the third one

 

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9:29:31

Someone better get the President

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9:29:33 Powell calls ZDC for Mode 3 on Quit 9:29:53 1ID tells ZNY that ZDC is not serious and needs to hear

from the centers

 

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Powell is told Mode 3 is 4650 out of Langley Richmond directs SIM switches be turned off (we don't

know what this is)

 

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Quit airborne

 

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Three fighters out of Langley

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I'd have the President airborne, wherever

 

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Quit airborne

 

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AA11 headed toward Washington, first Z point established

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9:30:57;Voice says, I'm watching Washington

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9:31:18

ID call to Scoggins re AA1 1 , Told 3 a/c missing, don't have call sign on 3d,

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Once he's done I want you to sit [position] 8 and watch Washington

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1/2 way between BWI and ?

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Need another tracker looking at NCA area

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[division of labor] You've got NY, he's got Washington

9:32:14 ZDC, Gary Johnson initiates call to NEADS, gets rundown from Stacia

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Quit 25 is headed toward W386

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have no idea why

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[positions[ 6, 8, look for search, definitely looking for search

9:32:53 When you talk to them send them direct Baltimore

9:32:58 Thy're paired, right there [Quit to the Z point]

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[positions] 6, 8 get search targets, call out to me [Richmond]

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Request to Ian Sanderson for Culbertson to come up and use his STU III

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hijackers know what they are doing in the cockpit

9:33:48 ZDC, Johnson, tells NEADS that AA77 is also lost in Indy space

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9:33:57 That's why we look for search targets, that's why we train, buddies

In background, AA77

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To Giant Killer, need Quit direct BWI, not take them in W386

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background, 3d aircraft, AA77, Boston to LAX

9:34:28 I've got a track, went straight search, North of 52 [Boston area] B030

9:34:45 Tell Center [ZDC] they have to go to Baltimore

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Got it, I see him, North of Long Island

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ID call to Indy Center for last known position of AA77

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Simultaneously, in background,

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I've got a search only, down there

 

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a/c

6 miles East of White House

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I'm looking, I'm looking

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Monster Mash

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of White House

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Fox, straight in, run them

 

9:36:53 Got it [Richmond], B032 right next to NCA, search only 9:36:58 AFIO 9:37:02 See him? Right next to NCA 9:37:10 To Giant Killer, going AFIO, expedite it, GK is talking to Center

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Turning into NCA

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B032, tell out off of 50 [Plains radar]

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Radar only

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B032

9:37:42 B032

9:37:52 Fading, let's get a Z point

9:37:52 No altitude, I got him, just lost track, get a Z point

089, 31 miles, search only, get rid of that map!

 

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Where's Langley, Langley, Where are the fighters

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Guy has faded

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Extrapolate that guy

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I've got it

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It was search, search only, it faded, its gone

9:38:58 I don't care how many windows you break

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9:39:13 Indy passes coordinates of AA77 last known position at 1256Z, headed west ]

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at 270, speed unknown What are they doing? Giant Killer sent them to W386. GOD DAMMIT

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Delta, Delta what

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Delta 1 989

alert received

9:41:08 Quit is squawking 7777, received from Quit

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B089 is Delta 1989, Special 15

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D89 is another hijack

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Quit establish a CAP over Washington

9:42:03 There he is, OK

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ID call to Indy alerting them to D1989

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Special 1 5, B089

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a/c spotted near Pentagon

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By my count that's four

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Four, possibly five

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Trying to contact Selfridge, 3 a/c up [Langley] Otis in a turn

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ID call to ZOB, TMO Dukelin, re D1989, transferred to female voice

9:45:37 Talking to Toledo right now, talked to both [Toledo and Selfridge], Duluth, no

fighters, Selfridge is coming down 9:47:57 Toledo questions under whose authority NEADS is acting

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In process of trying to get [additional] a/c up right now

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Aircraft available at Alpina

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re Alpina, 3d a/c is a threat to Chicago, Alpina out of gas, could be airborne in 15-20 minutes with guns

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