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9/11 ATCSCC TAPE TRANSCRIPTION

DRMl DAT2 CHANNEL 5 ID TK

Transcribed by Milady Lyons

From audio tapes

provided by Alderson Reporting

Audible timestamp: 12:31:0

MALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible.)

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, Huntress

calling in reference to the hijacked aircraft.

MALE SPEAKER 1: Yes?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We're checking to

MALE SPEAKER 1: okay, what do you

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We need call sign,

MALE SPEAKER 1: It's American 11.

get some information from you if we could.

need?

type aircraft.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: American 11?

MALE SPEAKER 1: Type aircraft is a

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And number of souls

do you know that?

MALE SPEAKER 1:

767.

on board

on? Hey, Danny, you got, you got souls on board

and all that information?

I don't know. Hold

MALE SPEAKER 2: We don't haveany.

MALE SPEAKER 1: we don't have any of

that information.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You don't have any

of that? Okay.

MALE SPEAKER 1: Right now the position

is about 40 miles north of Kennedy.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 40 miles north of

Kennedy? MALE SPEAKER 1: Right.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Do you have a mode

3?

MALE SPEAKER 1: No, we don't.

He's a

primary target only.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Primary target only?

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MALE SPEAKER 1: Yep.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. And you don't

know where he's coming from or destination?

MALE SPEAKER 1:

NO idea.

He took Off

out of Boston originally heading for Los Angeles.

(Inaudible.)

FEMALE SPEAKER 1

: Boston to Los

Angeles? MALE SPEAKER 1:

destination. Yeah.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1

where are they going now?

MALE SPEAKER 1:

That was his original

(inaudible) and Do you know? NO idea. He's heading

towards Kennedy, it looks like the speed is

decreasing. I'm not exactly sure where. Nobody

really

controlling agency or is (Haylor)?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Are you the

MALE SPEAKER 1: Boston Center.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Boston Center?

MALE SPEAKER 1: we now,we are, he's

heading for New York Center.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And is there any

military assistance requested?

MALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, right at this

time we need to get Fl5s to

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes?

Did you want

Fl5s out? MALE SPEAKER 1:

Yeah, F15S OUt of

Oti s.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: But you don't have

a, you don't have any modes or codes on him?

MALE SPEAKER 1: Not right now. Right

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Is he inbound to

now it's just _ we don't have any mode 3.

JFK?

MALE SPEAKER 1: We, we don't know. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You don't know where he is at all?

MALE SPEAKER 1:

He's being hijacked.

The pilot's having a hard time talking to the

I mean, we don't know, we don't know wherehe's

going. He's heading towards Kennedy. He's, like

I said, he's like 35 miles north of Kennedynow,

at 367 knots.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.

MALE SPEAKER 1: No idea where he's

going.

give us a call and let us know, you know, any

Right now I

g uess we're trying to work on _ I guess there's

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: if you could please

information, that would be great.

MALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.

een some threats in the cockpit.

I'm sorry?

back as soon as we know more info.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: There's been what?

MALE SPEAKER 1: We'll call you right

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you.

MALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.

MALE SPEAKER 1: Last known altitude is Page 2

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24 25 level 350. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, all we're

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asking is your mode 3. Your mode 3 _ did you

assign any mode 3 to that aircraft?

MALE SPEAKER 1: The original was, the

no, hold on.

original was

MALE SPEAKER 1: We don't have any mode

Nothing you guys

3 rightnow. FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

MALE SPEAKER 1 :

I ca n see th e primary

target only.

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fin d his origina l mode 3 .

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, yeah, that's all we need.

1443.

Thank you.

MALE SPEAKER 1:

MALE SPEAKER 1:

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

MALE SPEAKER 1:

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

sir.

Hold on. Hello? Yes, go ahead. His original code was

1443. Copy that.

MALE SPEAKER 1:

FEMALE SPEAKER

1: Okay. And one more

question?

by

MALE SPEAKER 1: Yep? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Any aircraft close him that you can give a mode 3?,

on that.

now, but

MALE SPEAKER 1: I think we're working I don't have anybody next to him right

FEMALE SPEAKER 2:

11.

FEMALE SPEAKER

1: okay. And we're

trying to locate any information as far as a

location where he is currently, a mode 3, do you

have any information whatsoever?

FEMALE SPEAKER 2:

I do not.

Hold on

one second.

F)cc>l£y

BACKGROUND FEMALE:

(inaudible.)

do you '(inaudible)

from American 11?

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American 11?

Huntress

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what?

Okay.

(inaudible), ca n I help you?

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this is New York Military calling at New York

center. «

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How you doing?

Good.

Good.

Our

watch supervisor needs a number for

hijacking .

they need some assistance with your fighte r jets .

a possible

He wants to

call somebody in case

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Alrighty .

commercial?

FEMALE SPEAKER

gonna be _ DSNor

MALE

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number

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SPEAKER 2:

SPEAKER

SPEAKER 2:

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it would be commercial

okay,

it' s gonna be

315.

NO, they want

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MALE SPEAKER 2: or the facility?

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19 the Northeast Air Defense center. It would be

20 the ID section.

21 MALE SPEAKER 2: Okay, Northeast Air

22 Defense, ID sector. Thank you very much.

23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thankyou.

24 MALE SPEAKER 2: (Inaudible). Bye.

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cockpit and the codes haven't been squawking.

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17 was 4039 7403 west, and you're gonna give us five

18 minute updates.

19 FEMALE SPEAKER,!: I'm sorry? A plane

20 just hit the world Trade Center?

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: What?

 

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It' s

on the

news?

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what type aircraft

is

the aircraft?

 

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It's

a 767.

Firs t Air

Force.

Stand-by one.

I'm

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patch you in

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Here,

what's

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it on the news.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: She just called up

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3 MALE SPEAKER 5: Mr. Scroggins, this is

4 sergeant Jennings. Sergeant (McAno) told me to

5 pass you Otis is airborne at 1252 Zulo. •

6 MALE SPEAKER 4: Yeah, are you aware

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MALE SPEAKER 5:

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MALE SPEAKER 4:

On the airborne, okay.

MALE SPEAKER 5:

Thank you, sir.

MALE SPEAKER 4:

All right. Thank you.

Bye.

MALE SPEAKER 5: You're welcome.

Bye.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Stand by.

MALE SPEAKER 6:

Got a quick question

for you.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead.

 

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This is

for live

6 world, aye?

7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: : Real world.

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And possibly,

possibly

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These are two

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12 hijacked, we don't have anything other than that

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Okay, great. Thanks.

(Inaudible.)

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FEMALE SPEAKER 3: we did all we can

19 do. we can't find them.

20 MALE SPEAKER 7: Boston Military Desk.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 3: sir, sorry to bother

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24 have it on the American 11, they're as king ng for

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MALE SPEAKER 7: No, with united

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FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Thank you.

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this time, the aircraft is NORDO, not in radio

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FEMALE SPEAKER 3: NORDO?

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That's correct.

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: United 175 is

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

IS it Still

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22 Center.

23 MALE SPEAKER 7: we do not know if he's

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confirmation that this is another hijacked

If that's not true

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YOU do not know?

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FEMALE SPEAKER 3: okay, copy.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

in your

Thank

you. Bye.

airspace, po you have contact with that aircraft, Airborne?

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That's what

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question,

sir , is confirmation.

the

souls

on board of

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MALE SPEAKER 8: You'd have to get

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would haye that information, we don't have that

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir.

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MALE SPEAKER 4: The estimate we have

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accident they lock it out, however, the guys here

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And on the American

MALE SPEAKER 4: That's an estimate.

Nothing on the American.

I do have a tail number

for that united that you wanted.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: Oh, we've got a

tail number (inaudible).

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead.

MALE SPEAKER 4:

Hold on a second

Thank you, sir. November 612 uniform

Stand by, One.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1

MALE SPEAKER 4:

Alpha.

Alpha.

Uniform

traffic off at Boston Center. Nobody is

departing. We're re-routing all Kennedy

arrivals, or all New York metro airports.

However,

have any more aircraft that start deviating, we

need to know do you have everybody on alert or is

that

happens with any more aircraft?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: November 612 Uniform

Yeah, we shut all our

Al righty.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: November 612

MALE SPEAKER 4:

I have a question for you _ in case we

something you can do just in case this

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible) to the

mission crew commander. Stand by.

MALE SPEAKER 4: Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1

MALE SPEAKER 9:

MALE SPEAKER 4:

Go head. Go ahead. Yes, Collin scoggins,

Hey, how you doing,

Boston Center Military.

MALE SPEAKER 9:

this is Major (Inaudible).

MALE SPEAKER 4: How you doing?

we

have _ our _ nobody is departing Boston.

MALE SPEAKER 9: Okay.

MALE SPEAKER 4: in the whole airspace,

Boston Center, we shut all aircraft down and

we're re-routing New York metro airports. The

only concern is that there are aircraft in the

sky, and in case any more of them divert or start

descending or whatever they're gonna do, we were

just wondering, do you have people on alert

MALE SPEAKER 9:

I got fighters in

I got other aircraft on alert down at

Whiskey 105 right now. I have

well.

Langley. MALE SPEAKER 4: okay.

MALE SPEAKER 9: And I'm getting ready

to, and I have trackers over JFK, over Boston,

and in that area right now. This will confirm

anything suspicious. MALE SPEAKER 4: Anything suspicious.

Okay. And we'll let you know about the

internationals, we're not sure what we're doing

with them yet at this time.

a Tanker there as

MALE SPEAKER 9:

okay, so 3FK and

Boston are shut down, correct?

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okay.

And if

you get

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MALE

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Okay? Thanks, now.

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Bye.

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MALE SPEAKER 10:

Washington.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

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MALE SPEAKER 10: we're aware of it,

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Well, sir, we're

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information on American 11. we just got

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Do not.

4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, you are aware

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6 MALE SPEAKER 10: Well, we, we just got

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8 anything on him yet, and, yeah, there's a lot of

9 different things going on right now.

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MALE SPEAKER 10: Okay.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID,

unsecure line.

MALE SPEAKER 11: Huntress ID, this is

Washington center, the Operations Manager.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead, sir.

MALE SPEAKER 11: okay.

I guess you

had called here a couple times. You never talked

to me, but if there's anything you need, or

anything I can help you with, let me know what it

is right now, please.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, you want me to

let you know what we have going on, sir?

MALE SPEAKER 11: I would _ yes. Well,

I have a pretty good idea, but yes.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. okay. There

are three aircraft missing out of Boston. I just

spoke with Boston and they said that they're not

sure of the third aircraft call sign but they do

have two. One of them is united 175

MALE SPEAKER 11: Uh-huh.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And the other one is

American 11.

MALE SPEAKER 11: Right.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: They thought that

the American 11 was the aircraft that crashed

into the world Trade center with the united 175;

however, American 11 is not the aircraft that

crashed. He said the pilot on American 11 was

talking t9 him, having a rough time telling him

what's going on, there was threats in the cockpit

being made. This was the initial hijack

information that we got, American 11, the 767

from Boston to Los Angeles. Proposed route he

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MALE SPEAKER 11: Was headed toward

where we heard it through the grapevine, people

calling, is that American 11 was headed towards

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Washington.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: But again remember,

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: American 77.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: American 77? Where

was he proposed to head, sir?

MALE SPEAKER 11: Excuse me?

BACKGROUND FEMALE: American 77 is

lost. American 77.

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proposed to head, sir?

LA also.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: He was also going

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: From where, sir?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: what guy?

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1 MALE SPEAKER 11: At flight level350;

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Do you have a size

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1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay. Copy.

2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: we have an aircraft

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4 House. There's an aircraft sixty miles southeast

5 of the white House, (inaudible) S9uthwest. Okay.

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Washington? Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: So it' s six miles

9 Primary target only? Okay. (Inaudible.)

10 Okay. I'll give you the number. Washington's

number is _ okay, the number to (inaudible) is

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19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, but when you

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Not New

York - York.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: washingtpn has no

clue what the hell is going on (inaudible).

Washington has no clue.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: 3841 north

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: we have a Delta 89

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID, can I

BACKGROUND FEMALE: (Inaudible) Delta

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: Yes, ma'am.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Las Vegas, Las

Vegas.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: He's headed to Las

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, he has, Mo,

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible) we have

He's going to be the

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: somebody dropped

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, MO,

(inaudible).

BACKGROUND FEMALE: I don't know where

the hell they're getting info. Washington had no

clue when I called Washington about it. They

didn't know what the hell was going on.

MALE SPEAKER 5: So now many aircrafts

you got? Four now?

BACKGROUND FEMALE: One, two, three,

MALE SPEAKER 5: Washington, D.C.

four _ possibly five.

Yeah.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Headed for Las Vegas

(inaudible) longitude is 1204.

FEMALE SPEAKER 2: Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And he is in your

FEMALE SPEAKER 2: Yes.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

center. As you know, we have about five aircraft

currently that are missing out of Boston

two of them into

the world Trade Center and now Washington has

confirmed near the White House. So this

apparently pretty serious. This is Delta 89.

I'm not sure where his intentions are, but if you

have any

acknowledged, 1989.

oh, I'm sorry, 1989, I just got

FEMALE SPEAKER 2: 1989 is a confirmed

hijack. Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, ma'am? And if

there's anything that you have, please call us.

FEMALE SPEAKER 5: Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: DO you have our

FEMALE SPEAKER 5: You know what, I'm

number?

going to let you give it to someone else and I'll

go take care of this.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.

MALE SPEAKER 14: okay, Delta 1989,

confirmed hijack, code is 1304, correct? Correct. Yes.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

MALE SPEAKER 14:

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

Okay. He's a 767, Boston

to Las vegas.

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vegas.

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apparently we'r e obviously, now

keeping an eye on this

that it' s a hijack, with the other aircraft

problems we've had.

aircraft,

MAL E SPEAKER 14: Delt a 1989.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, sir?

If you

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number to call.

MALE SPEAKER 14:

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I certainly will.

MALE SPEAKER 14: Okay. Thank you.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Watch for any

deviations and call us if you see it, sir.

MALE SPEAKER 14: I understand.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: ID unsecure line.

MALE SPEAKER 15: Hey , Huntress ID,

Washington Center. Hey, I got a seventy triple, I

mean a 7777 code, just west of it come out of

(inaudible) restricted area at 23,000 feet. He's

about 15 miles now east of Nottingham. I need to

know if anybody knows anything about that

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might be our fighters. Stand by. I'll confirm.

7777 code, is that our fighters? Triple seven

code

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: we believe those are

our fighters.

fighters, sir, out of, I believe, Atlantic City.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Fifteen.

MALE SPEAKER 15: The what now?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: The hijacked

aircraft, I'm sorry.

MALE SPEAKER 15: Yes.

Go ahead.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: This is Huntress

military. Listen, I wanted to give you a heads

up. we're trying to get Toledo airborne after

this aircraft.

MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Just because

somebody wanted me to tell them if they were

MALE SPEAKER 15: Yes, that's me.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, good.

MALE SPEAKER 15: Do you when they're

gonna launch them you think?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Let me iust check?

we've got zero _ that track just took a hard

right turn, sir , off its flight plan, just to

give you heads up.

MALE SPEAKER 15:

Okay, yeah, we are

tracking that.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. All right,

sir. All I know is I was told out of Toledo, let

me just check.

MALE SPEAKER 15: (inaudible.) They're

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MALE SPEAKER 15: (inaudible).

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir?

MALE SPEAKER 15: okay, yeah, go ahead.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: They're trying.

MALE SPEAKER 15: (inaudible) launch

they're trying, they're trying. They don't have

anybody out

They don't have anybody yet. They're trying out

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: NO confirm.

MALE SPEAKER 15: It is not confirmed,

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they're trying to launch them. Okay. All right.

I got that in then.

confirmed yet off the ground yet.

with me.

MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay. All right.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: A M right?

MALE SPEAKER 15: okay, please get back

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write on this and I'm gonna write on that.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: They're logging

MALE SPEAKER 16: Okay, what you got?

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Hi. Just checking,

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Washington. Do you know any information on that

aircraft that they're talking about as far as its

coming across into our AOR.

MALE SPEAKER 19: I saw something on

the chart. That's all I've got so far. You, you

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: However

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out here, are you aware of that?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

93?

BACKGROUND FEMALE: we've got three

MALE SPEAKER 17:

That has a bomb on

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: A bomb on board?

MALE SPEAKER 17:

have a mode 3,

more hijacked airborne.

board.

And this is confirmed? Do you

sir?

NO, we lost his

transponder, what we want to know, did you

scramble airplanes to that Delta 1989?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

We did. Out of

Selfridge and Toledo, sir.

MALE SPEAKER 17: Did you?

Are

they in the air?

Did you?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, they are.

MALE SPEAKER 17:

is there any way we

can get them to where this United is?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Out of Boston?

Okay, what I'm going to have you do, can you

give me a 1at/long on that aircraft or a mode 3?

MALE SPEAKER 17: what was the last

position of that united? Westmoreland.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Westmoreland.

MALE SPEAKER 17: In fact, Westmorelam

is (inaudible) Bravo Echo, right? Yeah. That's

Westmoreland Airport, yeah. That's in the

Pittsburgh area.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1

MAL E SPEAKER 17:

FEMALE SPEAKER 1

Pittsburgh area?

Yes.

Do you have

a Do you

1 at/long?

have a Tat/long?

we have no point for LBE, sir.

MALE SPEAKER 17:

available right now.

NO, I don't got that

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

was going or coming from?

Do you know where he

MAL E SPEAKER 17:

He was

BACKGROUND FEMALE

:

Mode 3?

MALE SPEAKER 17:

okay.

All I know

BACKGROUND FEMALE: United 93 is

(inaudible).

sir.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: whatever you have,

Go ahead.

MALE SPEAKER 17:

All I know is is

United 93. BACKGROUND FEMALE: United 93.

MALE SPEAKER 17: He's got a confirmed

bomb board is what _ and right now his last known

position was in the Westmoreland area.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: Westmoreland

(inaudible).

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: In Pittsburgh,

Pennsylvania?

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MALE SPEAKER 17: which is Pittsburgh,

NO

it's in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, sir.

MALE SPEAKER 17:

other information? is this confirmation via

talking to the pilot?

How did we confirm

that united's got the bomb on board?

BACKGROUND MALE:

I heard it on the

frequency. MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, we heard it on

the frequency, yes.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: On the frequency.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

MAL E SPEAKER 17:

That's their confirmation of the bomb on 9-

(Inaudible). Okay, I got two

people talking.

MALE SPEAKER 21:

(inaudible).

Huntress ID,

MALE SPEAKER 22:

(Kovalenscen), Sidecar ID

Yeah, it's I got a call from you

guys about that, the one aircraft and you guys

wanted us to call (Munken) and check on it, but

we don't have a callsign or a mode 3 or anything

and we were just wondering if you guys have any

further information on it.

MALE SPEAKER 21: We don't have

anything. That's why we were callingyou.

MALE SPEAKER 22: Absolutely no

position or anything?

MALE SPEAKER 21: It's just S9mething

(inaudible) you guys said on the CHAT line.

MALE SPEAKER 22: Okay. We'll keep

trying on our end and we'll let you know as soon

as we have anything.

MALE SPEAKER 21: Thank you very much.

MALE SPEAKER 22: Okay.

BACKGROUND FEMALE: Possible hijackers

on board the aircraft.

MAL E SPEAKER 17: Six west.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 2951 north, 07846

west. Do you have any confirmation of any

hijackers on board at all?

MALE SPEAKER 17: All we know is that

we heard them say he's got a bomb on board.

right.

scrambled towards him.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir. All

MALE SPEAKER 20: Get those aircraft

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, we're working

on that right now. we have probably six aircraft

so far.

MAL E SPEAKER 17:

FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

Okay. But we are working

Okay. All right.

it and we will.

MALE SPEAKER 17:

Can you check with (inaudible).

this? which center is this?

Center.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, which center is

MALE SPEAKER 17: This is Cleveland

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Let me just check.

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MALE SPEAKER 17: Thank you.

MALE SPEAKER 19: Yeah, Northeast, this

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MALE SPEAKER 19:

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