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23 Transcribed by Milady Lyons
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25 provided by Alderson Reporting
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00:00:44 1 Audible timestamp: 12:31:0
2 MALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible.)
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, Huntress
4 calling in reference to the hijacked aircraft.
5 MALE SPEAKER 1: Yes?
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We're checking to
7 get some information from you if we could.
8 MALE SPEAKER 1: okay, what do you
9 need?
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We need call sign,
11 type aircraft.
12 MALE SPEAKER 1: It's American 11.
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: American 11?
14 MALE SPEAKER 1: Type aircraft is a
15 767.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And number of souls
17 on board do you know that?
18 MALE SPEAKER 1: I don't know. Hold
19 on? Hey, Danny, you got, you got souls on board
20 and all that information?
21 MALE SPEAKER 2: We don't have any.
22 MALE SPEAKER 1: we don't have any of
23 that information.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You don't have any
25 of that? Okay.
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1 MALE SPEAKER 1: Right now the position
2 is about 40 miles north of Kennedy.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 40 miles north of
4 Kennedy?
5 MALE SPEAKER 1: Right.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Do you have a mode
7 3?
8 MALE SPEAKER 1: No, we don't. He's a
9 primary target only.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Primary target only?
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11 MALE SPEAKER 1: Yep.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. And you don't
13 know where he's coming from or destination?
14 MALE SPEAKER 1: NO idea. He took Off
15 out of Boston originally heading for Los Angeles.
16 (Inaudible.)
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 : Boston to Los
18 Angeles?
19 MALE SPEAKER 1: That was his original
20 destination. Yeah.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 (inaudible) and
22 where are they going now? Do you know?
23 MALE SPEAKER 1: NO idea. He's heading
24 towards Kennedy, it looks like the speed is
25 decreasing. I'm not exactly sure where. Nobody
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1 really ...
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Are you the
3 controlling agency or is (Haylor)?
4 MALE SPEAKER 1: Boston Center.
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Boston Center?
6 MALE SPEAKER 1: we now, we are, he's
7 heading for New York Center.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And is there any
9 military assistance requested?
10 MALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, right at this
11 time we need to get Fl5s to ...
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes? Did you want
13 Fl5s out?
14 MALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, F15S OUt of
15 Oti s.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: But you don't have
17 a, you don't have any modes or codes on him?
18 MALE SPEAKER 1: Not right now. Right
19 now it's just _ we don't have any mode 3.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Is he inbound to
21 JFK?
22 MALE SPEAKER 1: We, we don't know.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You don't know where
24 he is at all?
25 MALE SPEAKER 1: He's being hijacked.
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1 The pilot's having a hard time talking to the ...
2 I mean, we don't know, we don't know where he's
3 going. He's heading towards Kennedy. He's, like
4 I said, he's like 35 miles north of Kennedy now,
5 at 367 knots.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
7 MALE SPEAKER 1: No idea where he's
8 going.
00:10:00 9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: if you could please
10 give us a call and let us know, you know, any
11 information, that would be great.
12 MALE SPEAKER 1: Okay. Right now I
13
14 guess we're trying to work on _ I guess there's
een some threats in the cockpit.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: There's been what?
16 I'm sorry?
17 MALE SPEAKER 1: We'll call you right
18 back as soon as we know more info.
19 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you.
20 MALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
21 MALE SPEAKER 1: Last known altitude is
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22 (inaudible). Before that he was requesting _
23 hold on, it looks like he was requesting flight
24 level 350.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, all we're
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1 asking is your mode 3. Your mode 3 _ did you
2 assign any mode 3 to that aircraft?
3 MALE SPEAKER 1: The original was, the
4 original was ... no, hold on.
5 MALE SPEAKER 1: We don't have any mode
6 3 right now.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Nothing you guys ...
8 MALE SPEAKER 1: I can see the primary
9 target only. I don't even know what his original
10 _ I can try and find his original mode 3.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, yeah, that's
12 all we need.
13 MALE SPEAKER 1: Hold on.
14 MALE SPEAKER 1: Hello?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, go ahead.
16 MALE SPEAKER 1: His original code was
17 1443.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 1443. Copy that.
19 Thank you. si r.
20 MALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And one more
22 question?
23 MALE SPEAKER 1: Yep?
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Any aircraft close
25 by him that you can give a mode 3?,
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1 MALE SPEAKER 1: I think we're working
2 on that. I don't have anybody next to him right
3 now, but ...
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 2: ... 11.
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. And we're
6 trying to locate any information as far as a
7 location where he is currently, a mode 3, do you
8 have any information whatsoever?
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 2: I do not. Hold on
10 one second.
11 F)cc>l£y BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible.) what?
12 do you '(inaudible) from American 11?
13 xoU/vT/2f^FEMALE SPEAKER 1: American 11? Okay.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID
15 (inaudible), can I help you?
16 j-CloCft MALE SPEAKER 2: Yes, hi, good morning,
17 this is New York Military calling at New York
18 center. « n
19 frj U/^^TEMALE SPEAKER 1: How you doing?
20 T^L-SCMl MALE SPEAKER 2: Good. Good. Our
21 watch supervisor needs a number for a possible
22 hijacking. He wants to call somebody in case
23 they need some assistance with your fighter jets.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Alrighty. Our phone
25 number is gonna be _ DSN or commercial?
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1 MALE SPEAKER 2: it would be commercial
2 out there.
3 fitiUvfgtt FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, it's gonna be
4 area code 315 ...
5 MALE SPEAKER 2: 315.
6 SPEAKER 1: NO, they want the
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8 :;: MALE SPEAKER 2: They don't have to do
9 anything. They don't have to do ...
10 Y^-'>N"l^t FEMALE. SPEAKER ij They don't have DSN,
11 Mo. it's "gonna bi*;P^ |... what's the number
12 for the MCC? \ !r~l-,
13 , MALE SPEAKER 2: |_ |? And what would
. \4 be the person, the title of the person that would
\5 be cal Ting?
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Um, ...
17 /) MALE SPEAKER 2: or the facility?
\X8 f<oa\HT-e£. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead and call
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: Thank you.
24 MALE SPEAKER 2: (Inaudible). Bye.
25 \E SPEAKER 1: .That was New York.
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1 \D FEMALE: Was that New York
2 Military? ._ .
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah. |_ [
4 You got the tail number?
00:20:00 5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID
6 (inaudible), can I help you?
7C ri-f, n (No audible reply.)
8 ^ OU AM f<- 1£> FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Just fine, how are
9 you? okay. Right. NO, he's not squawking
10 anything right now. He's a primary target only
11 is what Boston went ahead and told us. All we've
12 got is a flight level (OFT) queued on him. i
13 guess the pi Tort's having a hard time in the
14 cockpit and the codes haven't been squawking.
15 Right.
16 \\dot&'i BACKGROUND FEMALE: That last lat/long
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?
21 BACKGROUND FEMALE: What?
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: It's on the news?
25 At 7:37? what type aircraft is the aircraft?
24. It's a 767. First Air Force. Stand-by one. I'm
25 going to patch you in (inaudible) . Here, what's
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1 your number? \ \ . BACKGROUND MALE: | |. .
3 _ FEMALE SPEAKER 1: can you please call
4 I P Right. Oh, I'm sorry? Sir? | t Yes,
5 sir. Thank you, bye.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: He said he just saw
7 it on the news. Some plane just crashed into the
8 World Trade Center.
9 ))<K/ <f/ BACKGROUND FEMALE: Update New York.
10 (Inaudible.) Ask them if they still have
11 altitude on the aircraft.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: She just called up
13 tjie radar.
14 /V)OLCy / BACKGROUND FEMALE: Call this number
15 right Here again.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: No, it was fighters
17 on guard. I can shut it. Did First Air Force
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18 call you back?
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Is he airborne?
20 CC FEMALE SPEAKER 1: what number do you
21 want me to cal1, Mo?
00:31:00 22 MALE SPEAKER 4: Scroggins, Military
23 Team, New York.
^4 MALE SPEAKER 5: Huntress ID sergeant
25 Jennings. Is there a Collin Scroggins there,
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1 please?
2 MALE SPEAKER 4: This is me.
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
7 that the plane crashed?
8 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah, we're confirming
9 that right now, sir. So
10 MALE SPEAKER 4: Okay. All right.
11 1252 Zulu on the ...
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: On Otis airborne, sir.
13 MALE SPEAKER 4: On the airborne, okay.
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: Thank you, si r.
15 MALE SPEAKER 4: All right. Thank you.
16 Bye.
17 MALE SPEAKER 5: You're welcome. Bye.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Stand by.
19 MALE SPEAKER 6: Got a quick question
20 for you.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead.
22 MALE SPEAKER 6: Did, did something
23 iusthappen to the world Trade center ...
24 fJ/rTj<W FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, sir, just
25 wanted to give you a heads up, we have had two
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1 confirmed _ not confirmed _ one hijacked
2 aircraft, possibly another one, and yes, we do
3 have the information and we're working it all
4 right now.
5 MALE SPEAKER 6 This is for live
6 world, aye?
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1:: Real world.
8 MALE SPEAKER 6: And possibly, possibly
9 one's hijacked?
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: These are two
11 aircraft out of Boston headed for LAX apparently
12 hijacked, we don't have anything other than that
13 right now.
14 MALE SPEAKER 6 Okay, great. Thanks.
15 I know you1 re busy.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER (Inaudible.)
17 MALE SPEAKER 6: Bye-bye.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: we did all we can
19 do. we can't find them.
20 MALE SPEAKER 7: Boston Military Desk.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: sir, sorry to bother
22 you again, this is Huntress._ Any tail
. numbers
23 whatsoever on these aircraft? Actually, II don't
24 have it on the American 11, they're as king for
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25 united 175.
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1 MALE SPEAKER 7: okay, we're on the
2 phone with united right now.
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3 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: You're on the phone
4 with United 175?
5 MALE SPEAKER 7: No, with united
6 Airlines.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: United Airlines.
8 MALE SPEAKER 7: stand by, One.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Thank you.
00:40:00 10 MALE SPEAKER 7: United Airlines'
11 dispatch says what they know of united 175 at
12 this time, the aircraft is NORDO, not in radio
13 contact.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: NORDO?
15 MALE SPEAKER 7: That's correct.
16 BACKGROUND FEMALE: United 175 is
17 (inaudible). Is it still airborne?
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: IS it Still
19 airborne, sir? Because we have possible
20 confirmation that this is another hijacked
21 aircraft that crashed into the World Trade
22 Center. If that's not true ...
23 MALE SPEAKER 7: we do not know if he's
24 airborne at this time.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: YOU do not know?
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1 MALE SPEAKER 7: We're trying to
2 research it. it's in New York Center's airspace.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, do you have a
4 tail number?
5 MALE SPEAKER 7: No, I don't have that
6 information.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: okay, copy. Thank
8 you. Bye.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: ... in your
10 airspace, po you have contact with that
11 aircraft, Airborne?
12 MALE SPEAKER 8: No, United 175 is the
13 second aircraft that crashed into the Trade
14 Center.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. That's what I
16 needed, sir, is confirmation. Only one other
17 question, the souls on board of either aircraft,
18 do you know?
19 MALE SPEAKER 8: You'd have to get
20 Boston Center on that. They were both out of
21 Boston going to Los Angeles and so Boston Center
22 would haye that information, we don't have that
23 information yet.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir.
25 MALE SPEAKER 8: Okay? Thank you.
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1 Right, bye.
2 MALE SPEAKER 4: Scroggins, Military.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Boston Huntress,
4 just checking one last time for the souls on
5 board of either aircraft. New York told me to
6 call you.
7 MALE SPEAKER 4: The estimate we have
8 on United 75 is only an estimate, they were
9 locked out. So, I guess whenever they have an
10 accident they lock it out, however, the guys here
11 looked at it once before and he believed it was
12 75 people on united 175.
13 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 75 SOUlS.
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14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And on the American
15 11?
16 MALE SPEAKER 4: That's an estimate.
17 Nothing on the American. I do have a tail number
18 for that united that you wanted.
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Oh, we've got a
20 tail number (inaudible).
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead.
22 MALE SPEAKER 4: Hold on a second
23 Stand by, One.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Thank you, si r.
25 MALE SPEAKER 4: November 612 uniform
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1 Alpha.
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: November 612 Uniform
3 Alpha. Al righty.
4 BACKGROUND FEMALE: November 612
5 Uniform .. .
6 MALE SPEAKER 4: Yeah, we shut all our
7 traffic off at Boston Center. Nobody is
8 departing. We're re-routing all Kennedy
9 arrivals, or all New York metro airports.
10 However, I have a question for you _ in case we
11 have any more aircraft that start deviating, we
12 need to know do you have everybody on alert or is
13 that something you can do just in case this
14 happens with any more aircraft?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible) to the
16 mission crew commander. Stand by.
17 MALE SPEAKER 4: Okay.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Go head.
19 MALE SPEAKER 9: Go ahead.
20 MALE SPEAKER 4: Yes, Collin scoggins,
21 Boston Center Military.
22 MALE SPEAKER 9: Hey, how you doing,
23 this is Major (Inaudible).
24 MALE SPEAKER 4: How you doing? we
25 have _ our _ nobody is departing Boston.
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1 MALE SPEAKER 9: Okay.
2 MALE SPEAKER 4: in the whole airspace,
3 Boston Center, we shut all aircraft down and
4 we're re-routing New York metro airports. The
5 only concern is that there are aircraft in the
6 sky, and in case any more of them divert or start
7 descending or whatever they're gonna do, we were
8 just wondering, do you have people on alert ...
9 MALE SPEAKER 9: I got fighters in
10 Whiskey 105 right now. I have a Tanker there as
11 well. I got other aircraft on alert down at
12 Langley.
13 MALE SPEAKER 4: okay.
14 MALE SPEAKER 9: And I'm getting ready
15 to, and I have trackers over JFK, over Boston,
16 and in that area right now. This will confirm
17 anything suspicious.
18 MALE SPEAKER 4: Anything suspicious.
19 Okay. And we'll let you know about the
20 internationals, we're not sure what we're doing
21 with them yet at this time.
22 MALE SPEAKER 9: okay, so 3FK and
23 Boston are shut down, correct?
24 MALE SPEAKER 4: we've shut down
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1 with them; however, we are re-routing all our,
2 any aircraft to at this time (inaudible) we are
3 re-routing, putting them somewhere else.
4 MALE SPEAKER 9: okay. And if you get
5 anything, if you _ any of your controllers see
6 anything that looks kinda squirrely, just give us
7 a yell. We'll get those fighters in that
8 location.
00:48:00 9 MALE SPEAKER 4: Alrighty. Thank you
10 very much.
11 MALE SPEAKER 9: Okay? Thanks, now.
12 Bye.
13 MALE SPEAKER 4: Bye.
14 MALE SPEAKER 10: Washington.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Washington
center,
16 Huntress ID Have you been given heads up as far
00:55:00 17 as the aircraft that has crashed into the world
18 Trade Center?
19 MALE SPEAKER 10: we're aware of it,
20 yes.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Well, sir, we're
22 just trying, we're trying to find out some
23 information on American 11. we just got
24 confi rmation ...
25 MALE SPEAKER 10: We don't have
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1 anything on that one.
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: YOU do not?
3 MALE SPEAKER 10: Do not.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, you are aware
5 that he's possibly headed towards Washington?
6 MALE SPEAKER 10: Well, we, we just got
7 word from Boston or somewhere but we don't have
8 anything on him yet, and, yeah, there's a lot of
9 different things going on right now.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Just wanted to give
11 you heads up, sir.
12 MALE SPEAKER 10: Okay. Thank you very
13 much.
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: This is air commercial
15 phone line. That's it.
16 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Dial a number for
17 us. This number right here.
18 Oh, my God.
19 I FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudi ble) Boston
20 Military (inaudible).
21 i Washington ...
BACKGROUND FEMALE:
22 (inaudible) better
BACKGROUND FEMALE:
00:59:11 23 get tjhei r heads put of their ass. They better
24 startlooking for this duy.
25 ; MALE SPEAKER 5: Or the guy will find
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1 them.} /
2 ; BACKGROUND FEMALE: (Inaudible)
3 Washington's like, _where you getting this
4 information?^
5 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible) I
6 talked; to Boston (inaudible). No. Because they
7 thought the (inaudible) aircraft in the world
8 Trade Center wasn't American 11. They don't know
9 who (inaudible).
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10 BACKGROUND FEMALE: That was the
11 American Airlines. That was (inaudible).
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes.
13 BACKGROUND FEMALE: There is a third
14 one out of wash-, out of Boston? okay, where is
15 it?
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID,
17 unsecure line.
18 MALE SPEAKER 11: Huntress ID, this is
19 Washington center, the Operations Manager.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead, sir.
21 MALE SPEAKER 11: okay. I guess you
22 had called here a couple times. You never talked
23 to me, but if there's anything you need, or
24 anything I can help you with, let me know what it
25 is right now, please.
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1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, you want me to
2 let you know what we have going on, sir?
3 MALE SPEAKER 11: I would _ yes. Well,
4 I have a pretty good idea, but yes.
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. okay. There
6 are three aircraft missing out of Boston. I just
7 spoke with Boston and they said that they're not
8 sure of the third aircraft call sign but they do
9 have two. One of them is united 175 ...
10 MALE SPEAKER 11: Uh-huh.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And the other one is
12 American 11.
13 MALE SPEAKER 11: Right.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: They thought that
15 the American 11 was the aircraft that crashed
16 into the world Trade center with the united 175;
17 however, American 11 is not the aircraft that
18 crashed. He said the pilot on American 11 was
19 talking t9 him, having a rough time telling him
20 what's going on, there was threats in the cockpit
21 being made. This was the initial hijack
22 information that we got, American 11, the 767
23 from Boston to Los Angeles. Proposed route he
24 was headed towards JFK at the time that they lost
25 contact, but that was not the aircraft headed
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1 into the world Trade Center that hit it.
2 MALE SPEAKER 11: Okay.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: That's what Boston's
4 saying. He, the last known, and I'm not sure
5 where we heard it through the grapevine, people
6 calling, is that American 11 was headed towards
7 Washington and that's the only thing ...
8 MALE SPEAKER 11: Was headed toward
9 where?
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Washington.
11 MALE SPEAKER 11: Okay.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: So your AOR, and I
13 just wanted to give you heads up.
14 MALE SPEAKER 11: Okay. Yeah ... okay,
15 go ahead.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: The last ... the
17 last known 1 at/long that we had, the primary
18 target only was 4038 north 07403 west on American
19 11.
20 MALE SPEAKER 11: Okay.
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21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: But again remember,
22 nothing has been confirmed as far as which
23 aircraft has hit the World Trade Center, but the
24 other one we have is information headed towards
25 Washington.
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1 MALE SPEAKER 11: Okay, let me tell you
2 this. We're looking _ we also lost American 77.
3 BACKGROUND FEMALE: American 77.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: American 77? Where
5 was he proposed to head, sir?
6 MALE SPEAKER 11: Excuse me?
7 BACKGROUND FEMALE: American 77 is
8 lost. American 77.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: where he was
10 proposed to head, sir?
11 MALE SPEAKER 11: okay, he was going to
12 LA also.
13 BACKGROUND FEMALE: He was also going
14 to LA.
15 MALE SPEAKER 11: NOW ...
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: From where, sir?
17 MALE SPEAKER 11: I think he was from
18 Boston also.
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Boston to LA.
20 MALE SPEAKER 11: Now let me tell you
21 this story here. Indianapolis Center was working
22 this guy ...
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: what guy?
24 MALE SPEAKER 11: American 77.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
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1 MALE SPEAKER 11: At flight level 350;
2 however, they lost radar with him, they lost
3 contact with him, they lost everything and they
4 don't have any idea where he is or what happened.
5 So what we've done at the round-, surrounding
6 centers here is to tell everyone to look out for
7 limited codes, primary targets or whatever the
8 case may be.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
10 MALE SPEAKER 11: And that was the last
11 time _ that was about 15 minutes ago since I
12 talked to the Indianapolis Center operations
13 manager.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Do you have a size
15 aircraft, sir?
16 MALE SPEAKER 11: That was a 767, I
17 beli eve.
18 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 767.
19 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, and
20 (inaudible).
21 MALE SPEAKER 11: who's talking? I'm
22 sorry, I can't hear you in the background.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right. All I
24 need is the 1 at/long, last known position of the
25 767?
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1 MALE SPEAKER 11: Well, I don't know.
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
3 MALE SPEAKER 11: That was BOS-, that
4 was indy Center, but they said somewhere _ the
5 last time I talked to them, they said it was east
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6 of York, and I don't even know what state that
7 is. i \ FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, sir.
9 I'm gonna go ahead and just give them a call.
10 MALE SPEAKER 11: Okay.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir.
12 MALE SPEAKER 11: Thanks.
01:05:00 13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Indianapolis center
14 is right over here, honey, it's:right here.
15 indy, no down here, I'm sorry, indy's right
16 there. \7 BACKGROUND FEMALE: DSN?
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yep. NO, ] |.
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: what was TRe last
20 position at ... , 1
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I I I got it.
22 Huntress ID center. (Inaudible.)
23 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (Inaudible) six
24 miles southeast of the what?
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: 94. 94.
0026
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay. Copy. copy.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: we have an aircraft
3 six miles away, southeast of here at the white
4 House. There's an aircraft sixty miles southeast
5 of the white House, (inaudible) S9uthwest. Okay.
6 Yeah, this is a great number to give them.
7 Washington? Okay.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: So it's six miles
9 ... Primary target only? Okay. (Inaudible.)
10 Okay. I'll give you the number. Washington's
11 number is _ okay, the number to (inaudible) is
12 927-1420. New York's number that we've got for
13 them is 1 ... 31. (Inaudible.) Six miles south
14 (inaudible). Yeah, I'm sorry, sir. it's a
15 (inaudible) aircraft, it's a DVFR. The one that
16 was six miles southeast of the White House, now
17 west (inaudible).
18 MALE SPEAKER 5: 3ust a moment, okay.
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, but when you
20 pass that, when you copy that, don't yell DVFR,
21 because that ...
22 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Are you on the
23 phone with Washington right now?
24 BACKGROUND FEMALE: No.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Washington,
0027
1 Huntress. Boston just called us. They said they
2 don't know anything about some aircraft that was
3 six miles southwest of the white House.
4 (inaudible) ... Boston called (inaudible).
5 MALE SPEAKER 12: From York. Not New
6 York - York.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: washingtpn has no
8 clue what the hell is going on (inaudible).
9 Washington has no clue.
10 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 3841 north ...
11 MALE SPEAKER 13: 08252.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: 08252?
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And you had
14 (inaudible)?
15 MALE SPEAKER 13: Right.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: And when's that last
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17 update, sir?
18 MALE SPEAKER 13: That is where we saw
19 him approximately 1256Z.
20 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 1256 Z, that was
21 his last known point.
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Thank you, sir.
24 MALE SPEAKER 13: Yes. okay.
25 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Heading west 270.
0028
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Heading west
2 (inaudible). And is this the hijack, sir? You
3 believe it is the hijack?
4 BACKGROUND FEMALE: okay, is this
01:10:00 5 aircraft airborne? Okay. 1257. That was his
6 last ...
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible). Okay,
8 copy that. Do you by any chance know souls on
9 board? You don't have any of that?
10 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Copy that.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir.
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: It's almost an hour
13 and 45 minutes ago.
14 BACKGROUND FEMALE: we have a Delta 89
15 that's a hijack. They think it's a possible
16 hijack. It s south of Cleveland, we have a code
17 on him though. Delta 89. He's a Boeing 6 _
18 Boeing 767, left Boston, supposed to go to Vegas.
19 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID, can I
20 help you? (inaudible).
21 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (Inaudible) Delta
22 89 (inaudible), 89 has just crashed.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, now what type
24 of (inaudible). Thank you. Bye. Huntress ID,
25 Delta 089 reclassified, classified (inaudible).
0029
1 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Yes, ma'am.
2 classified (inaudible), time 1342. Repeat 89
3 classified as (inaudible).
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Las Vegas, Las
5 Vegas.
6 BACKGROUND FEMALE: He's headed to Las
7 Vegas.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, he has, Mo,
9 I'm sorry, they have a fourth (inaudible)
10 Pentagon.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible) we have
12 1304 (inaudible) need a radar. Delta 89.
13 (inaudible) we have 1304. Lat/long ...
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: He's going to be the
15 most wanted man after this.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 08135 is the
17 latitude, and just to give you a heads up, that's
18 all we have right now, but he is ...
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Hijacked?
20 BACKGR9UND FEMALE: What? East of the
21 Pentagon, you said?
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: we have him on the
23 radar, sir (inaudible).
24 BACKGROUND FEMALE: They've been
25 spotted by the Pentagon.
0030
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I've got Vegas
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2 again, (-inaudible). Correct. Correct. All
3 right, sir.
4 BACKGROUND FEMALE: somebody dropped
5 the aircraft? How many aircraft?
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, MO,
7 (inaudible).
8 BACKGROUND FEMALE: I don't know where
9 the hell they're getting info. Washington had no
10 clue when I called Washington about it. They
11 didn't know what the hell was going on.
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: So now many aircrafts
13 you got? Four now?
14 BACKGROUND FEMALE: One, two, three,
15 four _ possibly five.
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: Washington, D.C.
17 Yeah.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Headed for Las Vegas
19 (inaudible) longitude is 1204.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 2: Okay.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And he is in your
22 center. As you know, we have about five aircraft
23 currently that are missing out of Boston ...
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 2: Yes.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: ... two of them into
0031
1 the world Trade Center and now Washington has
2 confirmed near the White House. So this
3 apparently pretty serious. This is Delta 89.
4 I'm not sure where his intentions are, but if you
5 have any ... oh, I'm sorry, 1989, I just got
6 acknowledged, 1989.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 2: 1989 is a confirmed
8 hijack. Okay.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, ma'am? And if
10 there's anything that you have, please call us.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 5: Okay.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: DO you have our
13 number?
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 5: You know what, I'm
15 going to let you give it to someone else and I'll
16 go take care of this.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
18 MALE SPEAKER 14: okay, Delta 1989,
19 confirmed hijack, code is 1304, correct?
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct. Yes.
21 MALE SPEAKER 14: Okay.
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: He's a 767, Boston
23 to Las vegas.
24 MALE SPEAKER 14: 767, Boston to Las
25 vegas.
0032
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And apparently w e ' r e
2 keeping an eye on this aircraft, obviously, now
3 that it's a hijack, with the other aircraft
4 problems we've had.
5 MALE SPEAKER 14: Delta 1989.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, sir? If you
7 have any information, I'd like to give you a
8 number to call.
9 MALE SPEAKER 14: nkav. go ahpad.
10
11
FEMALE SPEAKER 1:
the Mission crew commander. LZ [7 that's
12 MALE SPEAKER 14: Okay, and who would
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13 that be?
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Major Nasypany.
15 MALE SPEAKER 14: Major Nasickany?
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Nasypany.
17 MALE SPEAKER 14: Nasypany.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: if there's any
19 deviation whatsoever from the ...
20 MALE SPEAKER 14: okay, and you said
21 you're tracking them right now ...
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We have them on
23 radar, sir. That's about all right now.
24 MALE SPEAKER 14: Okay. All right.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We have all of our
0033
1 fighters out over the other aircraft.
2 MALE SPEAKER 14: You've sent fighters
3 out?
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Negative on the
5 Delta 1989. Let me just talk with the Mission
6 Crew Commander.
7 MALE SPEAKER 14: Okay.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We're in the process
9 of trying to get some aircraft up right now, sir.
10 MALE SPEAKER 14: okay. Could you
11 please get back to me if you do launch the
12 aircraft out there, please?
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I certainly will.
14 MALE SPEAKER 14: Okay. Thank you.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Watch for any
16 deviations and call us if you see it, sir.
17 MALE SPEAKER 14: I understand.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: ID unsecure line.
19 MALE SPEAKER 15: Hey, Huntress ID,
20 Washington Center. Hey, I got a seventy triple, I
21 mean a 7777 code, just west of it come out of
22 (inaudible) restricted area at 23,000 feet. He's
23 about 15 miles now east of Nottingham. I need to
24 know if anybody knows anything about that
25 aircraft. He's at 23,000 feet.
0034
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: sir, stand by. It
2 might be our fighters. Stand by. I'll confirm.
3 7777 code, is that our fighters? Triple seven
4 code . . .
5 MALE SPEAKER 15: Quadruple seven.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: we believe those are
7 our fighters. Stand by, sir. No, they are
8 fighters, sir, out of, I believe, Atlantic City.
9 BACKGROUND MALE: Oti S.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Otis, I'm sorry,
11 sir.
12 MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay, SO
13 approximately 10 miles due east of Nottingham at
14 23, that's your fighters?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Stand by, stand by.
16 They're out of Langley and those are fighters.
17 There's three birds headed your way.
18 MALE SPEAKER 15: okay, great. Thanks
19 a lot.
01:20:00 20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You're welcome.
21 BACKGROUND MALE: We're trying to
22 scramble (inaudible). We don't know if we can
23 get them all or not.
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24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Fifteen.
25 MALE SPEAKER 15: The what now?
0035
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: The hijacked
2 aircraft, I'm sorry.
3 MALE SPEAKER 15: Yes. Go ahead.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: This is Huntress
5 military. Listen, I wanted to give you a heads
6 up. we're trying to get Toledo airborne after
7 this aircraft.
8 MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Just because
10 somebody wanted me to tell them if they were ...
11 MALE SPEAKER 15: Yes, that's me.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, good.
13 MALE SPEAKER 15: Do you when they're
14 gonna launch them you think?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Let me iust check?
16 we've got zero _ that track just took a hard
17 right turn, sir, off its flight plan, just to
18 give you heads up.
19 MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay, yeah, we are
20 tracking that.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. All right,
22 sir. All I know is I was told out of Toledo, let
23 me just check.
24 MALE SPEAKER 15: (inaudible.) They're
25 launching aircraft right now off of Toledo.
0036
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Negative, sir. Sir,
2 they're trying, they're trying. They don't have
3 anybody out ...
4 MALE SPEAKER 15: (inaudible).
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir?
6 MALE SPEAKER 15: okay, yeah, go ahead.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: They're trying.
8 They don't have anybody yet. They're trying out
9 of Toledo and, sir, he's headed a hard, hard
10 right, is anybody trying to get a hold of this
11 ai rcraft?
12 MALE SPEAKER 15: (inaudible) launch
13 them. They haven't confirmed that yet.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: NO confirm.
15 MALE SPEAKER 15: It is not confirmed,
16 they're trying to launch them. Okay. All right.
17 I got that in then.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: sir, they are not
19 confirmed yet off the ground yet.
20 MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay. All right.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: A M right?
22 MALE SPEAKER 15: okay, please get back
23 with me.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I wi11 call you as
25 soon as I know. I sure will.
0037
1 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, well, I'm gonna
2 write on this and I'm gonna write on that.
3 BACKGROUND FEMALE: They're logging
4 everything.
5 MALE SPEAKER 16: Okay, what you got?
6 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, Delta 1989.
7 MALE SPEAKER 16: Okay.
8 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, and we've got
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9 021304.
10 MALE SPEAKER 16: Copy.
11 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible) Delta
12 1989 (inaudible).
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And that was 089.
14 On a 1304.
15 uh-huh. Yep.
MALE SPEAKER 16:
16 BACKGROUND FEMALE: American Airlines _
17 probably grab the rest of it off of whatever
18 (inaudible) American Airlines is secure and
19 whatever (inaudible) United is secure.
20 MALE SPEAKER 16: This is American
21 Airlines 11?
22 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Yes, sir.
23 MALE SPEAKER 16: And this is your
24 1989?
25 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 175.
0038
1 MALE SPEAKER 16: well, that's another
2 one.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I'm going to call
4 Indianapolis, Mo.
5 BACKGROUND FEMALE : Okay.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Or Cleveland Center,
7 rather.
8 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay.
9 MALE SPEAKER 5: A new type of war,
: 01:31:00 10 that's what it is.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID calling,
12 I wanted to give you a heads up on the Delta
13 Airlines 1989 that was in Cleveland Center's AOR.
14 He was giving you the information that he was a
15 hijacked aircraft. He is not a hijacked
16 aircraft. He's taking precautionary measures and
17 he's landing at Cleveland Center. However, we do
18 have four fighters launched on that aircraft,
19 just to be sure.
20 MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, it's Delta
21 1989.
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct. He was
23 MALE SPEAKER 17: The 1304 code?
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct. He was
25 headed to Las Vegas.
0039
1 MALE SPEAKER 17: Right.
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: So he would have
3 been coming through your area. I just wanted to
4 give you a heads up. He's turned around and he's
5 headed to Cleveland Center to land. He is not,
6 so far, confirmed a hijack.
7 MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay. Thank you.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sure.
9 BACKGROUND MALE: Not a good time. Not
10 a good time at all.
11 BACKGROUND FEMALE: we've got another
12 aircraft that left Canada. Proposed destination
13 Washington and that's all basically they know.
14 Has anybody talked to Canada?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I'm calling right
16 now.
17 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Call (inaudible)
18 and see if they haye any (inaudible). Ask them
19 if they have any (inaudible).
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20 UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: I keep fucking
21 getting it.
22 MALE SPEAKER 18: G9od morning.
23 (inaudible) Squadron, (inaudible) here, unsecure
24 line.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID calling.
0040
1 Listen, just got a heads up that there's a
2 possible aircraft that took out of, took off out
3 of Canada somewhere, headed to Washington. Do
4 they know of any information that you can give to
5 us on that?
6 MALE SPEAKER 18: Stand by, please.
7 One headed out of Canada into Washington.
8 Huntress ID (inaudible).
9 MALE SPEAKER 19: Yes, Huntress, this
10 is (inaudible) Nicholson.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Hi. Just checking,
12 apparently we got confirmation that there's an
13 aircraft that came out of Canada headed to
14 Washington. Do you know any information on that
15 aircraft that they're talking about as far as its
16 coming across into our AOR.
17 MALE SPEAKER 19: I saw something on
18 the chart. That's all I've got so far. You, you
19 couldn't give me a position on that?
20 (inaudible.)
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: No, we don't know
22 where he is. I'm trying to find out from you.
23 What did you see on (TAC)?
24 MALE SPEAKER 19: Just that there was a
25 possible. Our int is assessing that there's a
0041
1 possible aircraft. I'm going to try and follow
2 that up with information. IT11 get back to you
3 as soon as possible.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, that sounds
5 good. Thank you.
6 MALE SPEAKER 19: Okay.
01:35:00 7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you.
8 MALE SPEAKER 19: Good luck.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Canada is gonna find
10 out what they can and get back to us as soon as
11 possible as to what they've got going on.
12 UNIDENTIFIED MALE: What the hell is
13 this?
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: ... and find out if
15 they have the information.
16 MALE SPEAKER 20: Okay, was there code
17 or anything on that?
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Negative, we have
19 nothing other than ...
20 MALE SPEAKER 20: Nevermind.
21 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Thank you
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID,
23 unsecure line.
24 MALE SPEAKER 17: I believe I was the
25 one talking about that Delta 1989.
0042
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead.
2 MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, well, disregard
3 that. Did you (inaudible).
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: what we found out is
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5 that he was not a confirmed hijack.
6 MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: However ...
8 MALE SPEAKER 17: I don't want to even
9 worry about that right now. we got a United 93
10 out here, are you aware of that?
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 93?
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: we've got three
13 more hijacked airborne.
14 MALE SPEAKER 17: That has a bomb on
15 board.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: A bomb on board?
17 And this is confirmed? Do you have a mode 3,
18 sir?
19 MALE SPEAKER 17: NO, we lost his
20 transponder, what we want to know, did you
21 scramble airplanes to that Delta 1989?
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We did. Out of
23 Selfridge and Toledo, sir.
24 MALE SPEAKER 17: Did you? Did you?
25 Are they in the air?
0043
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, they are.
2 MALE SPEAKER 17: is there any way we
3 can get them to where this United is?
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Out of Boston?
5 Okay, what I'm going to have you do, can you
6 give me a 1 at/long on that aircraft or a mode 3?
7 MALE SPEAKER 17: what was the last
8 position of that united? Westmoreland.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Westmoreland.
10 MALE SPEAKER 17: In fact, Westmorelam
11 is (inaudible) Bravo Echo, right? Yeah. That's
12 Westmoreland Airport, yeah. That's in the
13 Pittsburgh area.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Pittsburgh area?
15 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yes.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Do you have a
17 1 at/long? we have no point for LBE, sir. Do you
18 have a Tat/long?
19 MALE SPEAKER 17: NO, I don't got that
20 available right now.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Do you know where he
22 was going or coming from?
23 MALE SPEAKER 17: He was ...
24 BACKGROUND FEMALE : Mode 3?
25 MALE SPEAKER 17: ... okay. All I know
0044
1
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: United 93 is
3 (i naudi ble).
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: whatever you have,
5 sir. Go ahead.
6 MALE SPEAKER 17: All I know is is
7 United 93.
8 BACKGROUND FEMALE: United 93.
9 MALE SPEAKER 17: He's got a confirmed
10 bomb board is what _ and right now his last known
11 position was in the Westmoreland area.
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Westmoreland
13 (inaudible).
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: In Pittsburgh,
15 Pennsylvania?
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16 MALE SPEAKER 17: which is Pittsburgh,
17 it's in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, sir. NO
19 other information? is this confirmation via
20 talking to the pilot?
21 MALE SPEAKER 17: How did we confirm
22 that united's got the bomb on board?
23 BACKGROUND MALE: I heard it on the
24 frequency.
25 MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, we heard it on
0045
1 the frequency, yes.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: On the frequency.
3 That's their confirmation of the bomb on 9- ...
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (Inaudible).
5 MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay, I got two
6 people talking.
7 MALE SPEAKER 21: Huntress ID,
8 (inaudible).
9 MALE SPEAKER 22: Yeah, it's
10 (Kovalenscen), Sidecar ID I got a call from you
11 guys about that, the one aircraft and you guys
12 wanted us to call (Munken) and check on it, but
13 we don't have a call sign or a mode 3 or anything
14 and we were just wondering if you guys have any
15 further information on it.
16 MALE SPEAKER 21: We don't have
17 anything. That's why we were calling you.
18 MALE SPEAKER 22: Absolutely no
19 position or anything?
20 MALE SPEAKER 21: It's just S9mething
21 (inaudible) you guys said on the CHAT line.
22 MALE SPEAKER 22: Okay. We'll keep
23 trying on our end and we'll let you know as soon
24 as we have anything.
25 MALE SPEAKER 21: Thank you very much.
0046
1 MALE SPEAKER 22: Okay.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Possible hijackers
3 on board the aircraft.
4 MALE SPEAKER 17: Six west.
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 2951 north, 07846
6 west. Do you have any confirmation of any
7 hijackers on board at all?
8 MALE SPEAKER 17: All we know is that
9 we heard them say he's got a bomb on board.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir. All
11 right.
12 MALE SPEAKER 20: Get those aircraft
13 scrambled towards him.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, we're working
15 on that right now. we have probably six aircraft
16 so far.
17 MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: But we are working
19 it and we will.
20 MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay. All right.
21 Can you check with (inaudible).
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, which center is
23 this? which center is this?
24 MALE SPEAKER 17: This is Cleveland
25 Center.
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1 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Cleveland Center
2 wants to know if we have anybody (inaudible).
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Let me just check.
4 stand by, one. Checking with reference, sir.
5 Stand by.
6 MALE SPEAKER 17: Thank you.
7 MALE SPEAKER 19: Yeah, Northeast, this
8 is Canada, (inaudible) Nicholson. Be advised,
9 our intelligence people ...
10 MALE SPEAKER 21: Yes?
11 MALE SPEAKER 19: ... that our int is
01:40:00 12 not assessing that there is an actual aircraft
13 problem, it's just that there could be problems
14 from our area. Not _ there's no actual aircraft
15 that we suspect as being a danger.
16 MALE SPEAKER 21: Just a possibility.
17 MALE SPEAKER 19: Just _ our Int is
18 assessing possibility, but not that, that, they
19 haven't got any particular aircraft in mind.
20 MALE SPEAKER 21: Okay. Copy that.
21 MALE SPEAKER 19: All right. Bye.
22 okay, the Canadian stuff is just an intell
23 possibility, they don't have any aircrafts in
24 mind. They're just saying it's a possibility
25 that there might be some yet.
0048
1 BACKGROUND FEMALE: why, do they have
2 one missing somewhere?
3 MALE SPEAKER 21: No, they don't have
4 anything missing.
5 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay. Good.
6 MALE SPEAKER 23: (inaudible) Richmond.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (Inaudible)
8 Richmond, Huntress ID I just want to give you a
9 heads up. The Z-point Bravo 424 is the last
10 known position of united 93, the one with the
11 bomb on board, just so you know. We're going to
12 go ahead and make him a zero extrapolated
13 special.
14 MALE SPEAKER 23: Got it.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you.
16 BACKGROUND FEMALE: He is Delta 89,
17 he's the one with the bomb. He was supposedly
18 going ... okay, Bravo zero 89 is (inaudible).
19 MALE SPEAKER 5: That's united? That's
20 93?
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You're writing all
22 that down, right?
23 MALE SPEAKER 5: As much as I can.
24 (inaudible background conversation.) If it's
25 southeast, let them worry about it. FAA.
0049
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unsecure line.
2 MALE SPEAKER 15: Hey, Huntress,
3 Washington Center.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead sir.
5 MALE SPEAKER 15: Hey, listen, I got
6 some fighters over top of Nottingham area, and
7 they need the frequency for refueling with the
8 tanker. Do you have any idea?
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes (inaudible).
10 Stand by, we'll get it for you, sir.
11 MALE SPEAKER 15: All right.
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12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Stand by. I also
13 want to give you heads up, Washington.
14 MALE SPEAKER 15: GO ahead,
'
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: united 93, have you
16 got information on that?
17 MALE SPEAKER 15: Yeah, he's down.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: He's down?
19 MALE SPEAKER 15: Yes.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: When did he land?
21 Because we had confirmation
22 MALE SPEAKER 15: He did not land.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Oh, he's down?
24 MALE SPEAKER 15: Yes.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Bomb?
0050
1 MALE SPEAKER 15: Somewhere up
2 northeast of camp David.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Northeast of Camp
4 David.
5 MALE SPEAKER 15: That's the last
6 report. They don't know exactly where.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, but no
8 confirmation of the, of a blow up or anything
9 like that?
10 MALE SPEAKER 15: well, there's a C-130
11 over there, they said, yes he is on the ground?
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 On the ground safe?
13 MALE SPEAKER 15: NO, negative.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Bomb?
15 MALE SPEAKER 15: Blew up.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 All right, sir.
17 Northeast of camp David?
18 MALE SPEAKER 15: Yeah. I need the
19 tanker frequency.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Sir, we're trying to
21 get that right now.
22 MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Mo, did you get the
24 tanker frequency. The frequencies f9r the
25 aircraft you said? I've got my Mission crew
0051
1 Commander listening right now, sir, what? say it
2 agai n.
3 MALE SPEAKER 15: okay. I have a
4 tanker over (putoxant)/Nottingham area, a DC-10,
5 that's flying around and he needs a tanker
6 frequency for refueling. Nevermind, we got it.
7 Disregard.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right.
9 Disregard. Thank you for listening.
10 BACKGROUND FEMALE: On the ground,
11 bomb.
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: Not safely.
13 (inaudible background conversation.) what's your
14 lat and long?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you.
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: okay, this is it.
17 (inaudible background conversation.) FAA.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unsecure line.
19 MALE SPEAKER 15: Hey, Huntress,
20 Washington, somebody asked me for the
21 coordinates for the white House.
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead,
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23 MALE SPEAKER 15: okay, this is pretty
24 close. It's 3852 north, 07702 west.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, you've got a
0052
1 call from somebody who needed the coordinates of
2 the White House?
3 MALE SPEAKER 15: That's what somebody
4 here _ somebody from Huntress here called and
5 asked for.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sure. I'll pass
7 that.
8 MALE SPEAKER 15: okay. Thank you.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID,
10 unsecure line.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Yes, sir, or yes,
12 ma'am, this is (inaudible) from Oak Grove. New
13 York (AMOS) is processing information on an
14 unidentified aircraft heading your way, and I
15 just want to make sure you have the same
16 information, (inaudible) information to you.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, I'm not seeing
18 (inaudible) at all. We possibly have that
19 blocked, what information do you have?
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Okay, he is
21 currently _ let me check his position.
22 (inaudible.) It is currently at position 103
23 north, 6727 west.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And what aircraft is
25 this?
0053
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: This came fr9m New
2 York (AMOS) that it was unknown, unidentified,
3 they can't ... it's not talking to anyone.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: They don't know who
5 it is?
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: it's squawking a
7 mode 3 of ...
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: it's Oak Grove from
9 New York (AMOS), they don't know who this
10 aircraft is.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: 4651.
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible) north,
13 is that where he's at right now?
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Do you see somebody
15 out there on a 4651? Is it 4651 mode 3?
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Yes, ma'am.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 4651. Copy. Thank
18 you. DO you have the call sign of the aircraft?
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: We have run out of
20 fucking scopes.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, I'm sorry.
22 American has not contacted us on 4651.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Okay, they're
24 currently unidentified on it. If you could talk
25 to them for further information.
0054
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you.
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 3: All right. Thanks.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, 41031.
4 (Inaudible background conversation.) 4103 north,
5 (inaudible).
6 MALE SPEAKER 5: Well, that's not it.
7 (inaudible background conversation.) 67.
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8 (Inaudible background conversation.) There we
9 go.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: There's an aircraft
11 coming in and New York has no clue who it is at
12 all.
13 MALE SPEAKER 5: Excuse me. why is New
14 York calling?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: That confused me.
01:51:00 16 MALE SPEAKER 5: Obviously. Unless
17 he's talking about this guy.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID,
19 unsecure line.
20 MALE SPEAKER 17: Cleveland Center
21 Military, united ...
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Stand by, sir.
23 we've got too many people talking. Go ahead.
24 MALE SPEAKER 17: okay. Referent to
25 united 93. Do you know ...
0055
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, united 93, yes,
2 we've got confirmation that that particular
3 aircraft went down northeast of Camp David.
4 MALE SPEAKER 17: That's correct.
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And not good.
6 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yeah. Right.
7 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 93 went down
8 northeast of Camp David.
9 MALE SPEAKER 17: Do you know the exact
10 position of that?
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Last known position
12 I believe ... yes, I d9 have it. Stand by. I
13 want to give you the right one. 3951 north,
14 07846 west.
15 MALE SPEAKER 17: 07846 west.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes. Correct.
17 MALE SPEAKER 17: is exactly where he
18 went down?
19 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: That's what the last
20 known position was. And that was Northeast of
21 Camp David.
22 MALE SPEAKER 17: Northeast of Camp
23 David. Okay. Okay, thank you.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You're welcome, sir.
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, I have a
0056
1 (inaudible). I was getting you information on
2 this guy, so I didn't hear anything that was
3 being said.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: That's fine. That
5 was just somebody from (inaudible). (Inaudible
6 background conversation.)
7 MALE SPEAKER 5: (inaudible).
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, all I have is
9 a lat/long, sir, and a mode 3 of 4651.
10 MALE SPEAKER 24: what was the mode 3.
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Mode, we've got a
12 mode 3 of 4651.
13 MALE SPEAKER 24: 4651, hold on a
14 second. Do you know who made the inquiry?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: we got the call
16 from, we got the call from the southeast. I'm
17 not sure, but they said New York center called
18 inquiring about an aircraft at a certain
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19 1 at/long, we do have a swordfish aircraft out
20 there, I'm not sure if it's the same one that
21 you're talking about.
22 MALE SPEAKER 24: okay, what we're
23 showing is we're showing a 4625.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
25 MALE SPEAKER 24: Mode 3 is indicating
0057
1 11,300.
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, sir, that's one
3 of our ai reraft.
4 MALE SPEAKER 24: That's one of your
5 ai reraft.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Not one of OUTS, but
7 it's a swordfish.
8 MALE SPEAKER 24: Okay. All right.
9 Thanks.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Is that the one you
11 were inquiring about, sir?
12 MALE SPEAKER 24: I'm not sure. I
13 didn't personally make the inquiry. I'll go ...
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Well, if there's
15 anything else, you can call us.
16 MALE SPEAKER 24: All right, thanks.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you.
18 MALE SPEAKER 24: okay. Bye.
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible) 46-,
20
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 4651.
22 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 4651. (inaudible
23 background conversation.)
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: One or the other,
25 sir. There's three different ones. Thank you.
0058
1 Huntress ID, unsecure line.
2 MALE SPEAKER 25: Yes, we got a Sting
3 out of Toledo that we're talking to. Is that the
4 aircraft? (inaudible background C9nversation.)
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, what have
6 we got going on?
7 MALE SPEAKER 5: I'm not too sure.
8 I've got more information left, right and center.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I think we're doing
10 good.
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: This is Still
12 pertinent. Midwest (inaudible), if we have
13 (inaudible).
14 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Call sign of that
15 code ...
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID
17 MALE SPEAKER 25: Reference that sting.
18 He said he's tried 328.0. What was the other
19 one?
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: sir, have him come
21 up on 364 decimal 2. 364 decimal 2.
22 MALE SPEAKER 25: Three ...
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 364 decimal 2.
24 (inaudible background conversation.)
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: Let's go over it and
0059
1 make sure I got it written down.
2 UNIDENTIFIED MALE: There's one going
3 into Cleveland.
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4 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Oh, yes. 89.
5 UNIDENTIFIED MALE: 89? Did he land?
6 BACKGROUND FEMALE: He landed. The one
7 going in? Yes. He's down. I can confirm that.
8 UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Okay, now 93.
9 what's our update on him?
10 BACKGROUND FEMALE: He crashed
11 (inaudible) Camp David.
12 (inaudible background conversation.)
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: who was it that
14 landed safely? it was, let me think. Cleveland
15 Center A3- ...
16 (inaudible background C9nversation.)
17 MALE SPEAKER 5: Open line.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID,
19 unsecure line.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 04: Hey, Huntress, this
21 is (inaudible). Air Force One is south of
22 Tallahassee now. He's on a 3755 code.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, we've got him.
24 Thank you.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 04: He's our track
0060
1 totally.
2 MALE SPEAKER 5: Open line. Huntress
3 ID
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Huntress ID,
5 unsecure line.
6 MALE SPEAKER 25: Yes, reference this
7 Sting.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right.
9 Reference is right here, sir. Stand by, one,
10 okay? Stand by, please. Okay, Huntress is going
11 to try to contact them, sir. if they continue
12 not to be able (inaudible). 328 decimal 0 and
13 364 ...
14 BACKGROUND FEMALE: That's all you
15 have, a lost aircraft?
16 MALE SPEAKER 25: we've already tried
17 both those. Okay.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct.
19 MALE SPEAKER 25: Okay, listen, I got
20 two people talking, who am I talking with?
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: This is Sgt. Watson.
22 MALE SPEAKER 25: okay, he has already
23 tried both those frequencies, and he needs to
24 know what he needs to do right now.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. Stand by.
0061
1 Huntress is talking to Sting. Stand by, one.
2 Let me just confirm that.
3 MALE SPEAKER 25: Please.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, they're coming
5 up on 3552. Did you copy that?
6 MALE SPEAKER 25: 355.2.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 3552.
8 MALE SPEAKER 25: Okay.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir.
10 MALE SPEAKER: All right.
11 BACKGROUND MALE: Quiet it down a
12 little bit. use the intercom.
02:00:00 13 MALE SPEAKER 5: Copy that, sir. I'll
14 get back to you. Okay. Poppa Tango.
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15 FEMALE SPEAKER 5: Air Force One?
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 5: Going to Andrews.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Going to Andrews?
19 FEMALE SPEAKER 5: To Andrews.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: From where, please?
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 5: From SRQ.
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: FRQ?
23 MALE SPEAKER 5: Huntress ID Sqt.
24 (inaudible). Huntress ID, sgt. (inaudible).
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Hi, Huntress ID,
0062
1 (inaudible) y9u have a, we keep heading up a
2 pending with it. it's crossing your border right
3 now. I don't know if the laterals will hook to
4 you. it's Gold 99. we can't get an aircraft
5 type, but still believe there's four of them
6 crossing your border, four aircraft.
7 MALE SPEAKER 5: (Inaudible.)
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Aye?
9 MALE SPEAKER 5: South of ...
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Yes, it's 0213?
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: They're friendly?
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: They are friendly.
13 It's a Gold 99 and New York knows about it and
14 everything because we had to get off, we had to
15 get off ...
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: They'll find the
17 aircraft.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: it has a mode 2.
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, glow you
20 said?
21 MALE SPEAKER 5: Gold, MO.
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Gold. Gold, like
23 silver/gold. Gold 99.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Flight size?
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: We're assuming
0063
1 there's four. He said there was a mission. He
2 was very, very brief because he had to go.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: From New York told
4 you this?
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: New York told me
6 this, yes. New York (AMOS).
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You don't know where
8 they're coming from?
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: He didn't tell me
10 anything. He said all I can tell you right now
11 they're okay, we know that they're coming.
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: okay. Thank you very
13 much.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Thank you. Bye.
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: Bye.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Bye.
18 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Gold 99.
19 (inaudible.)
20 MALE SPEAKER 5: They're friendly.
21 BACKGROUND FEMALE: They're friendly?
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID
23 reference 10.
24 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay.
25 (inaudible background conversation.)
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0064
1 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (Inaudible) AOR,
2 Gold 99.
3 MALE SPEAKER 5: Huntress ID, Sgt.
4 (inaudible).
5 MALE SPEAKER 25: Yes, reference that
6 Sting. Okay, he tried 3552. That didn't work
7 either, what do you want him to do?
8 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible.)
9 MALE SPEAKER 25: This is Cleveland
10 Center Military.
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: Cleveland?
12 MALE SPEAKER 25: Yes.
13 (inaudible background conversation.)
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: Maybe the Sting guy
15 doesn't have good radio (inaudible).
16 UNIDENTIFIED MALE: (inaudible) is
17 where it went down, united.
18 (inaudible background conversation.)
19 MALE SPEAKER 5: what do you mean?
20 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible).
21 MALE SPEAKER 5: They're the one that
22 told them. It's Gold 99.
23 BACKGROUND FEMALE: okay, don't confirm
24 them as friendly, (inaudible.) Cleveland, are
25 you on?
0065
1 MALE SPEAKER 25: Yes.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible.)
3 MALE SPEAKER 25: Okay, do you want us
4 to pass on the Sting? You know, we're talking to
5 them, we're the only ones talking to them right
6 now.
7 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Right.
8 MALE SPEAKER 25: what would you like
9 us to pass to them? I mean what do you want him
10 to do?
11 BACKGROUND FEMALE: okay, now he ...
12 okay, I understand. (Inaudible) and have our
13 captain talk to you, about who should be
14 controlling him, okay?
15 MALE SPEAKER 25: That's fine.
16 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Major Potter? This
17 guy wants to talk to you so he can tell these,
18 tell these pilots what you want them to do.
19 (inaudible) cap at present point? Cleveland?
20 MALE SPEAKER 25: Yes?
21 BACKGROUND FEMALE: They're wanting
22 them to cap at their present position.
23 MALE SPEAKER 25: They want them to do
24 what?
25 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Cap.
0066
1 MALE SPEAKER 25: what do you mean,
2 cap?
3 BACKGR9UND FEMALE: what they'll do is
4 they'll circle right there at their present
5 position.
6 MALE SPEAKER 25: All right.
7 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay?
8 MALE SPEAKER 25: Right.
9 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Thank VOU.
10 Cleveland, kiss my ass. (inaudible background
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11 conversation.) All they have was it's a Gold 99.
12 it's a missing flight (inaudible). That's all
13 they have.
14 BACKGROUND FEMALE: NO type aircraft?
15 BACKGROUND FEMALE: We don't know
16 (inaudible background conversation.)
17 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Did we try unknown
18 (inaudible) on the positions? Let's try unknown
19 (inaudible) on them, we're gonna try unknown
20 (inaudible) on them.
21 (inaudible background conversation.)
22 MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by. Make sure
23 we got the right one.
24 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Unknown rider,
25 unknown rider at position 4133 North, 065
0067
1 (inaudible) west. This is Huntress On Guard
2 (inaudible). Authenticate.
3 MALE SPEAKER 5: The first one, they're
4 all four (inaudible).
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: They still want them
6 to authenticate, right?
7 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Unknown rider,
8 unknown rider. 41211 065.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 37 West, this is
10 Huntress On Guard. Authenticate 283 south 12.
11 (inaudible background conversation.)
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: We don't know at
13 this time. I don't know where (inaudible).
14 Yeah, we got confirmation that one (inaudible.)
15 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Oh, okay.
16 (Inaudible background conversation.)
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unknown rider,
18 unknown rider at position 4121 north 06547 west,
19 this is Huntress On Guard. Authenticate.
20 (Inaudible background conversation.)
21 BACKGROUND FEMALE: They not
22 authenticating.
23 BACKGROUND FEMALE: And they're not
24 authenticating.
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: Good thing we know who
0068
1 they are.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: We don't know.
3 MALE SPEAKER 5: well, what was that
4
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unknown rider,
6 unknown rider at position 4121 north 06547 west,
7 this is Huntress On Guard. Authenticate 283
8 (inaudible).
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, what's
10 another one that I can do?
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: All three of them.
12 They're all in the same spot. They're all the
13 same lat and longs.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We don't have a
15 three, three onboard. How about this one?
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah, that's an idea.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unknown rider,
18 unknown rider at position 4120 north 06551 west,
19 this is Huntress on Guard. Authenticate AKAL.
20 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Alpha, alpha,
21 alpha.
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22 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Have we gotten any
23 mode 2's whatsoever?
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible.)
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: 0061.
0069
1 BACKGROUND FEMALE: okay, (inaudible.)
2 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, so they got the
3 blessing? Mode 4 is sweet.
4 (inaudible background conversation.)
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: Wait a minute, we got
02:10:00 6 a, we got another pending somewhere, we got the
7 pending, (Stacia)? One times one. Might be on
8 the west. FAA.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Secure line.
10 MALE SPEAKER 25: Yeah, Caroline, this
11 Cleveland Center again. Any update on that one
12 that went down there in Pennsylvania?
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Negative, sir. All
14 we've found out is it United 93. There was a
15 bomb on board, confirmed northeast of Camp
16 David. Went down.
17 MALE SPEAKER 25: Okay.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir.
19 MALE SPEAKER 25: All right. Thank
20 you.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: it's a bomb and
22 that's it down (inaudible). Bomb on board.
23 That's the one that went down northeast of Camp
24 David.
25 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay.
0070
1 (Inaudible background conversation.)
2 MALE SPEAKER 5: which one crashed into
3 the world Trade Center? is that American 77?
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: No. The one that
5 crashed was (inaudible).
6 MALE SPEAKER 5: No.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: The 9ne that crashed
8 into the world Trade Center is this one, and
9 another one that we don't know yet.
10 MALE SPEAKER 5: 175 is the one that
11 smashed, okay.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: The one that went to
13 Camp David that bombed was 93.
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah, got that.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 075?
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: No, that's the beacon.
17 You can forget about that.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I don't think so.
19 MALE SPEAKER 5: I know there was a
20 pending here, they hit up the beacon, so I
21 Drought up a track TD on it.
22 BACKGROUND FEMALE: when he's airborne
23 (inaudible).
24 (inaudible background conversation.)
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unknown rider,
0071
1 unknown rider at position 4107 north 066 west,
2 authenticate.
3 MALE SPEAKER 1: Gold 99. That's what
4 this guy is.
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Authenticate 506
6 alpha, alpha, bravo.
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7 (inaudible background conversation.)
8 MALE SPEAKER 5: They're 174 miles
9 away. They should be hearing us.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Gold 99. Gold 99.
11 This is Huntress On Guard. Authenticate Lima 507
12 Alpha, Alpha, Charlie.
13 (inaudible background conversation.)
14 MALE SPEAKER 26: Go ahead ID.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: whoever can answer
16 this question _ as far as authentication goes,
17 how far out _ those four ship that's coming in
18 from the Canada (inaudible), how far out should
19 they be able to hear us, because nobody is coming
20 back with an authentication and we're trying to
21 find out the range, maybe they can't hear us. So
22 does anyone know?
23 MALE SPEAKER 26: They should be able
24 to hear you out about as far as the radar
25 coverage itself goes.
0072
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct.
2 MALE SPEAKER 26: if they're within
3 radar coverage, they should be able to hear you
4 on the .. .
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, and they're
6 within that. So, okay, copy. Thank you.
7 MALE SPEAKER 26: Yep.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sure.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Gold 99, Gold 99,
10 Huntress on Guard. Authenticate on 506 Alpha,
11 Alpha, Echo. Negative.
12 (inaudible background conversation.)
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Gold 99, Gold 99.
14 Authenticate Lima 507 Alpha, Alpha, Foxtrot.
15 (inaudible background conversation.)
16 BACKGROUND FEMALE: American
17 (inaudible) don't bother looking for it any more.
18 MALE SPEAKER 5: 77 crashed?
19 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Gold 99, Gold 99.
20 Huntress On Guard. Authenticate Alpha, Alpha,
21 Foxtrot.
22 (Inaudible background conversation.)
23 MALE SPEAKER 5: They're all three in
24 the same TAC. 265, that guy.
25 BACKGROUND FEMALE: okay. Authenticate
0073
1 L506.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: ... Alpha, Alpha,
3 Foxtrot. Hold on.
4 MALE SPEAKER 5: Wants to know
5 (inaudible).
6 MALE SPEAKER 5: Huntress ID, Sgt.
7 (inaudible).
8 MALE SPEAKER 17: Huntress, this is
9 Cleveland Center, can you verify if you have any
10 military aircraft in the northeast corner of
11 (Mi sty).
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: (Misty)?
13 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yeah, any known
14 military aircraft?
15 MALE SPEAKER 5: in the northeast area.
16 Stand by.
17 UNIDENTIFED MALE: Hello?
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18 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yes.
19 MALE SPEAKER 5: what do you need?
20 MALE SPEAKER 17: I need to know if you
21 have iany military aircraft operating in Misty?
22 MALE SPEAKER 5: That's what I'm trying
23 to fir 3ut. Stand by.
24 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Do we have military
25 aircr;
aircraft operating in Misty?
0074
1 BACKGROUND MALE: Yes.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: We do?
3 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes, we do.
4 MALE SPEAKER 17: Can you give me their
5 codes please?
6 MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by?
7 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Need what? I need
8 codes who's doing that?
9 (Inaudible background conversation.)
10 MALE SPEAKER 5: 4671.
11 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 4657.
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: 4657.
13 BACKGROUND FEMALE: And 4617.
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: 4617. Four aircraft
15 total
16 MALE SPEAKER 17: 4- give them to
17 me ag; in please.
18 MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by.
19 BACKGROUND MALE: 4617 is another one.
02:20:30 20 MALE SPEAKER 17: 4617 is good.
21 MALE SPEAKER 5: 4671.
22 MALE SPEAKER 17: Wait a minute, 4617?
23 MALE SPEAKER 5: 4671.
24 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yes?
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: 4657.
0075
1 MALE SPEAKER 17: 4657.
2 MALE SPEAKER 5: And 4617.
3 MALE SPEAKER 17: 4617? That's not a
4 5617?
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: Not on (inaudible) who
6 wrote t down.
7 MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay, we got a 4617,
8 4657, 571?
9 MALE SPEAKER 5:Uh-huh.
10 MALE SPEAKER 17:And that's only
11 three That's all you got?
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: There's four ships out
13 there
14 MALE SPEAKER 17: well, what's the
15 fount ane?
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by.
17 MALE SPEAKER 17: why don't you send
18 out . no, they're military. They're military.
19 MALE SPEAKER 5: They only have three
20 codes available here, but there's four ships.
21 MALE SPEAKER 17: Three codes. Okay.
22 MALE SPEAKER 5: And whoever the fourth
23 guy i if they're out there in a pack ...
24 MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay, this is not a
25 routi
routine mission, is it?
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1 MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by.
2 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yeah, they're
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3 military. There's four. I think they're staged
4 there. I'm making sure it's not a routine
5 mission.
6 MALE SPEAKER 5: what frequency can we
7 reach you at?
8 MALE SPEAKER 17: what frequency?
9 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah.
10 MALE SPEAKER 17: You don't need to
11 reach us. All we need to know if they're on a
12 routine mission or if they're staged there.
13 MALE SPEAKER 5: And who's calling
14 again?
15 MALE SPEAKER 17: Cleveland Center.
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by. Okay,
17 Cleveland, we're going to have to see if we can
18 get weapons to go to your call. They're the ones
19 that have all the information. That's why its
20 taking longer, we have to get a hold of them.
21 MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, could you get a
22 hold of them and have them call us? But you do
23 have three knowns up there, and weapons, have
24 them give us a call.
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: okay. Yeah, they're
0077
1 (inaudible).
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Gold 99,
3 (inaudible).
4 (inaudible background conversation.)
5 BACKGROUND FEMALE: That would 4 Alpha,
6 10 Charlie, Echo, Foxtrot.
7 (Inaudible background conversation.)
8 MALE SPEAKER 5: (inaudible).
9 (inaudible background C9nversation.)
10 MALE SPEAKER 5: Well, if he's going to
11 Bangor, these guys are going to Bangor?
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: One's going to
13 Bangor and one's going to Charlie, Echo, Foxtrot.
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: FAA again.
15 MALE SPEAKER 25: Hi, Caroline.
16 Cleveland center Military again. Exactly _ you
17 told me that you scrambled airplanes out of
18 selfridge and Toledo, is that correct?
19 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes, that is correct.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, that is
21 correct, Selfridge and Toledo.
22 MALE SPEAKER 25: okay, they are up in
23 the air now?
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Stand by, one, sir.
25 I will ask the Mission Crew Commander. Stand by.
0078
1 So far we think that's affirmative, sir. is
2 there anything you need?
3 MALE SPEAKER 25: Okay, I just wanted
4 to confi rm that ... do you know how many?
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I think there's
6 four, but stand by, sir. We're gonna check for
7 sure. Yes, sir, they're still up.
8 MALE SPEAKER 25: okay, thank you.
9 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You're welcome, sir.
10 (Inaudible background conversation.)
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: Uh-huh.
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: I agree.
13 (Inaudible background conversation.)
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14 MALE SPEAKER 5: FAA. Huntress ID.
15 sgt. (inaudible).
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID,
17 unsecure line.
18 MALE SPEAKER 17: Huntress, this is
19 Cleveland Center, can I speak to the Mission
20 Commander, please?
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, sir. stand by.
22 BACKGROUND MALE: On the ground. On
23 the ground, it's on the ground and canceled.
24 MALE SPEAKER 9: Major Nasypan, go
25 ahead.
0079
1 MALE SPEAKER 17: Major, this is Tom
2 (Krinko), Cleveland Center.
3 MALE SPEAKER 9: Hello, Tom.
4 MALE SPEAKER 17: Hey, listen, we're
5 getting all kinds of planes out of the sky and
6 you folks are having them launched and we don't
7 know anything about it. we need you to have
8 somebody call over here and give us some codes
9 when they come up.
10 MALE SPEAKER 9: Will do.
11 MALE SPEAKER 17: we heard that you
12 just had two depart off Pittsburgh?
13 MALE SPEAKER 9: My understanding _ we
14 had two, what? Two military?
15 MALE SPEAKER 17: Two KC-135S.
16 MALE SPEAKER 9: Yeah, okay, I can
17 have my (inaudible) Director give you a call
18 every time somebody is going up in the air.
19 MALE SPEAKER 17: AM right.
20 MALE SPEAKER 9: I can give you a quick
21 heads up though. I got two _ you know the Misty
22 (inaudible) area?
23 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yeah? I got three up
24 there now.
25 MALE SPEAKER 9: okay. Good. And
0080
1 that's where I'm getting a few more out there.
2 Two more. Two more. And then it looks like I'm
3 going to be sending more out to the Cleveland
4 area as well.
5 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Westover,
6 Massachusetts.
7 MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay. And who is
8 this you're going to have calling me. Because
9 with all these planes coming up, we're going to
10 have to know ...
11 MALE SPEAKER 9: Major Jeff Potter.
12 MALE SPEAKER 17: Major Jeff Potter?
13 MALE SPEAKER 9: Right. He's working
14 the midwest issues right now.
15 MALE SPEAKER 17: okay. Okay.
16 MALE SPEAKER 9: I got the, I got the
17 whole northeast split into three different areas
18 right now. we're assholes over elbows right now.
19 MALE SPEAKER 17: All right. Okay.
20 MALE SPEAKER 9: All right. If you
21 need more, just give me a call right here, too.
22 MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, will do it.
23 MALE SPEAKER 9: My name is, I'll spell
24 it for you, just in case you need to: November,
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25 Alpha, Sierra, Yankee, Papa, Alpha, November,
0081
1 Yankee. (NASYPANY) I go by the call sign of
2 Nasty if you need that, if they can't get a hold
3 of me.
4 MALE SPEAKER 171 okay, and it's _ did
5 you say Major?
6 MALE SPEAKER 9: Major.
7 MALE SPEAKER 17: okay.
8 MALE SPEAKER 9: Major Nasypany.
9 MALE SPEAKER 171 All right. Very
10 good.
11 MALE SPEAKER 9: Appreciate it.
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: DO you know
13 (inaudible) sierra, Echo, Foxtrot? (inaudible.)
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: okay, what else? You
15 want me to try to write everything you got on
16 here on this sheet of paper?
17 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible).
18 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, what do you
19 want?
20 BACKGROUND FEMALE: As far as your _
21 where's the callsign ... okay ... he, he's down.
22 MALE SPEAKER 5: Crashed?
23 BACKGR9UND FEMALE: We don't ...
24 (inaudible background conversation.)
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: Oh.
0082
1 BACKGROUND FEMALE: And 1983, he landed
2 safely.
3 MALE SPEAKER 5: In Cleveland? Yeah.
4 BACKGROUND FEMALE: We got that.
5 BACKGROUND FEMALE: United 175.
6 MALE SPEAKER 5: Confirm crashed.
7 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Confirmed crash in
8 Camp David?
9 MALE SPEAKER 5: NO, that's the other
10 one. camp David is over here. This is Camp
11 Davi d.
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: No, (inaudible).
13 BACKGROUND FEMALE: This one crashed.
14 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 175. United 175 is
15 the one that hit the Trade, the World Trade
16 Center.
17 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 77, (inaudible).
18 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Cleveland Center is
02:30:00 19 evacuated? Cleveland center just (inaudible).
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible), do they
21 want us to contact the other (inaudible) centers
22 and tell them?
23 BACKGROUND FEMALE: we've got all this
24 extra stuff.
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah.
0083
1 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay. All right.
2 All right.
3 BACKGROUND FEMALE: United?
4 MALE SPEAKER 5: It's over here,
5 (inaudible background conversation.) No, I never
6 had a chance. Somebody else made a phone call
7 and I had to answer that.
8 (inaudible background conversation.)
9 BACKGROUND FEMALE: The President
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10 (inaudible) down here by Louisiana. The track
11 number is Charlie 64.
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: Great.
13 BACKGROUND FEMALE: YOU lost him?
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: He's in southeast.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I got it, Leo.
16 (inaudible background conversation.) He's a _
17 you've got a Boeing 747. You've got the track
18 number and everything? Mode 3? Have you got
19 that?
20 MALE SPEAKER 5: 3755.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Out of Sarasota,
22 Florida to, headed to Andrews, but now obviously
23 they're taking him somewhere else. Correct.
24 MALE SPEAKER 5: what's that? Yeah,
25 its somewhere.
0084
1 BACKGROUND FEMALE: He crashed.
2 (inaudible.)
3 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible), go
4 ahead.
5 MALE SPEAKER 8: Did you, are you
6 running a 4602 code? It looks like they ran an
7 intercept about 80 miles east of Nantucket?
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, sir. Yes, sir,
9 we are.
10 MALE SPEAKER 8: All right. I'd just
11 appreciate it ...
12 MALE SPEAKER 5: Huntress ID, Sgt.
13 (inaudible).
14 MALE SPEAKER 17: Huntress, I need to
15 talk to Nasty right away, please.
16 MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by. who's
17 speaking?
18 MALE SPEAKER 17: Cleveland Center, Tom
19 Krinko.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Cleveland Center,
21 he's on the line. Can I take your message?
22 MALE SPEAKER 17: I need to know _ you
23 got a Sting 11 that's circling over Toledo?
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Right, we have.
25 MALE SPEAKER 17: we have an unknown
0085
1 aircraft circling over our facility and we are
2 moving towards that position.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, sir,
4 we'll check. Is it on top of them, sir?
5 MALE SPEAKER 17: It's on top of us
6 circling.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: It's right on top of
8 you circling? Stand by, sir. You need Sting 11
9 to identify this aircraft, sir?
10 MALE SPEAKER 17: We need him to do
11 something to get him the hell out of there.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (Inaudible), sir.
13 They don't know who it is. Cleveland, go ahead
14 with the position, sir. Go ahead with the
15 position of the aircraft, sir.
16 MALE SPEAKER 17: The position of the
17 aircraft is ... oh, stand by, let me get you the
18 1 at/long. He's right over our facility. (New
19 York) (Dryer) VOR. DJB.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I just need a
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21 Tat/long, sir. weapons is all over up. we need
22 a 1 at/long.
23 MALE SPEAKER 5: DEFCON 3. Everything
24 is out _ a few minutes for everything, we're at
25 DEFCON 3. You're done? we're done?
0086
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Cleveland Center,
2 are you still there?
3 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yes, I'm still here.
4 Just one second, I'm trying to get you the
5 1 at/longs of our facility.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, sir, we've got
7 it. Stand by. They've got Sting 11 (inaudible).
8 (Inaudible background conversation.)
9 MALE SPEAKER 5: Can you get me the lat
10 and long of ...
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Cleveland Center,
12 have your controllers evacuated?
13 MALE SPEAKER 17: Yes, we have one
14 controller per sector now. We have 1 at/longs for
15 you now.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead, sir.
17 MALE SPEAKER 17: 4117 north, 8222
18 west.
19 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, sir.
20 We'll be all over it.
21 MALE SPEAKER 17: All right.
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You said 822 west?
23 I'm sorry.
24 MALE SPEAKER 17: 82 ... 08222 west.
25 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Copy. Thank you,
0087
1 sir. (inaudible).
2 MALE SPEAKER 17: All right.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Major Potter, 4117
4 north, (inaudible background conversation).
5 Cleveland, 4117 north, 08222 west.
6 MALE SPEAKER 5: Cleveland.
7 (inaudible background conversation.)
8 BACKGROUND MALE: (inaudible) lock the
9 doors.
10 (inaudible background conversation.)
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah, this guy started
12 out over here, it's (inaudible). Notice that
13 your screen is pretty much empty of all aircraft?
14 Yes?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All aircraft. Call
16 Atlanta.
17 MALE SPEAKER 5: well, it did start
18 from (inaudible). I just .... huh? I'll call New
19 York.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I'm looking for the
21 controller for 107. Stand by, one.
22 MALE SPEAKER 5: New York/Atlantic,
23 Huntress ID (inaudible).
24 MALE SPEAKER 27: Atlantic,
25 MALE SPEAKER 5: on (inaudible) Owens
0088
1 on a 1545 code.
2 MALE SPEAKER 27: (inaudible) 22.
3 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay. Thank you.
4 MALE SPEAKER 27: Okay.
5 MALE SPEAKER 15: Hey Huntress,
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6 Washington Center here. Listen, we got a call
7 from _ we need to get some Medivac airplanes up
8 in the air. Would that be a problem with you
9 guys if we got them a code?
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: For where, sir?
11 MALE SPEAKER 15: You said the National
12 _ Washington, DC/Baltimore area?
13 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Yeah. Stand by,
14 one.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, if you'll stand
16 by, one, I will check with the MCC, stand by.
17 MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: sir, could you call
19 across the hotline, Huntress Control.
20 MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay, what's the _
21 you got their number or can you transfer me?
02:40:00 22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I believe it's the
23 same hotshot. Stand by, one. Larry's going to
24 see if they can pick up. Stand by. You are
25 Washington Center?
0089
1 MALE SPEAKER 15: That is correct.
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I'll have him call
3 you, sir.
4 MALE SPEAKER 15: Thank you, bye.
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: You gonna start
6 writing again?
7 BACKGR9UND FEMALE: Oh, I'd love to.
8 (inaudible background conversation.)
9 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yep.
10 (inaudible background conversation.)
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: All right. This guy's
12 splitting.
13 (inaudible background conversation.)
14 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, summary. So
15 far, all the (inaudible) of aircraft that we've
16 been looking for, that have been possible
17 hijacked, are either crashed or down, right?
18 MALE SPEAKER 5: Uh-huh.
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: we're not searching
20 for any more aircraft right now?
21 MALE SPEAKER 5: Except for the guy on
22 top of Cleveland.
23 BACKGROUND FEMALE: what we're gonna
24 work right now is briefing, you're g9ing to see
25 shit, because every Center is (inaudible) ...
0090
1 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: ... coming in and
3 landing.
4 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah.
5 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Any (inaudible)
6 primary target whatsoever, if they don't
7 (inaudible), call right away, if they have
8 anything up, get it up. Call that Center, we
9 don't have Boston's (inaudible) now, we don't
10 have (inaudible). Are they on, are they on ...
11 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Every Center.
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: we've got every
13 Center?
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Hotline.
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress, unsecure
16 line. How may I help you.
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17 MALE SPEAKER 15: This is Washington
18 Center, we've got a target we need to find out
19 about.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. Hold on.
21 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, they've got
22 another target.
23 MALE SPEAKER 15: VFR ...
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: EFR?
25 MALE SPEAKER 15: VFR.
0091
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: VFR.
2 MALE SPEAKER 15: (Inaudible), Foxtrot,
3 Romeo.
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: VFR.
5 MALE SPEAKER 15: 3,100 feet.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 3,100 feet.
7 MALE SPEAKER 15: He is 25 miles
8 northeast of Dulles airport on a southwest
9 heading. It looks like you might have a fighter
10 aircraft in his immediate vicinity at 8,000 feet
11 descending, so he might be taking a look at that
12 guy already.
13 MALE SPEAKER 5: okay, do you have a
14 mode 3.
15 MALE SPEAKER 15: No. He's 1,200 VFR.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 1,200 VFR.
17 MALE SPEAKER 15: The mode 3 on your
18 military looks like 4512. He is directly
19 overhead now _ of the target.
20 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, we'll pass the
21 information.
22 MALE SPEAKER 15: All right. Thanks.
23 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, over at Dulles.
24 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 3,100 feet. We
25 need him checked out immediately. 25 miles
0092
1 northeast of Dulles on a southwest heading.
2 MALE SPEAKER 5: There's a fighter in
3 the vicinity on a 4512 code.
4 (Inaudible background conversation.)
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: Right over here.
6 BACKGROUND MALE: No, its Andrews.
7 (inaudible background conversation.)
8 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah, those are
9 splitting. Yeah. I'll bring up a track DD
10 anyway. Coming off a fighter, so ... Weapons
11 will drop our tracking or assign their own.
12 (inaudible background conversation.) Yeah, that's
13 why I started doing the pad. (Inaudible
14 background conversation.) I wrote as much as I
15 could, but it's all mix-mash, we're not going to
16 get anything out of it, so let's clean it off.
17 (Inaudible background conversation.)
18 BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible) out of
19 Altoona.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 1427 Zulu?
21 MALE SPEAKER 17: Do you know where
22 he's at? we don't have his discreet code.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: YOU don't have his _
24 do not have _ what was he assigned when he took
25 off?
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1 MALE SPEAKER 17: He did not. He was
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2 not assigned.
3 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.
4 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Do you know what
5 his speed was?
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, let me get
7 your call _ what is your name, sir, and I'll call
8 you back.
9 MALE SPEAKER 28: Oak Grove.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Oak Grove, this is
11 Huntress, hey. I got a question for you. if you
12 could, any tracks that you're turning over to us,
13 could you please tell us that information on like
14 call sign, type aircraft and the Center that you
15 contacted?
16 MALE SPEAKER 28: okay, on the ones
17 that we're telling you ...
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, if you turn,
19 if you turn over any tracks coming to us, coming
20 into our AOR, we just want to know exactly who
21 they are when they come in.
22 MALE SPEAKER 28: Just the ones coming
23 into your AOR?
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Dust the ones coming
25 into our AOR.
0094
1 MALE SPEAKER 28: Okay.
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We just want to know
3 the call signs of the aircraft that are coming in
4 and type aircraft.
5 MALE SPEAKER 28: Okay.
6 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay?
7 MALE SPEAKER 28: All right.
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir.
9 MALE SPEAKER 28: Thank you.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Bye.
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: That's what we're
12 trying to do here.
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Alrighty. Hold on,
14 I'm calling all the Centers
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 7: what's the sector ID
16 and name speaking, this line is unsecure. How
17 can I help you?
18 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Hi. This Huntress.
19 we're one across from you guys, if you turn any
20 tracks over to (inaudible) we just want to know
21 exactly who they are by call signs and type
22 ai rcraft.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 7: Okay.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: if they come into
25 our AOR. if you're throwing anybody over to us
0095
1 at all later on in the day, okay?
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 7: AM right. Is this
3 Stacia?
4 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah.
5 FEMALE SPEAKER 7: (inaudible) Davis,
6 here.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: oh, (inaudible).
8 FEMALE SPEAKER 7: How are things going
9 over there?
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: oh, its shit flying
11 off the handle.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 7: I bet. You've got
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13 to be pinging over there.
14 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: it's bad. if you
15 guys have any (inaudible) you're throwing over,
16 we just want to know exactly who they are. we
17 just can't take them as being friendly.
18 FEMALE SPEAKER Okay. All right.
19 Okay. '11 pass it on.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Thanks, honey.
21 FEMALE SPEAKER 7: Uh-huh.
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Bye.
23 FEMALE SPEAKER 7: Bye.
02:50:00 24 (inaudible background conversation.)
25 BACKGROUND FEMALE: And this is all
0096
1 what happened, right?
2 MALE SPEAKER 5: Uh-huh.
3 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, (inaudible)
4 landed in Cleveland.
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes.
6 BACKGROUND FEMALE: And this was only a
7 suspect? American Airlines that went into the
8 Pentagon, 175, I think hit the Trade Center,
9 (inaudible) 77 (inaudible) is another one. 193.
10 MALE SPEAKER 5: 93, can't do.
11 BACKGROUND FEMALE: That's the one that
12 crashed into Camp David.
13 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah.
14 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Everything needs to
15 be written down.
16 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: FAA, anybody.
17 MALE SPEAKER 5: Open line. Huntress
18 ID, Sgt. (inaudible).
19 MALE SPEAKER 29: Sgt., Tim
20 (inaudible), Washington center, we've got one
21 more target, squawking 1200 VFR. He is
22 approximate 26, twenty-six, miles northwest of
23 Dulles. He is on a south/southwest heading.
24 Last altitude 15.5. He's stopped altitude
25 squawk.
0097
1 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: He's got what
2 squawk? Sir, I'm sorry?
3 MALE SPEAKER 29: He's on a 1200 VFR
4 squawk.
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: 1200 VFR squawk?
6 MALE SPEAKER 29: Right. 26 ...
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 And you do not know
8 who this is?
9 MALE SPEAKER 29: No, we do not.
10 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Okay, and this is
11 Washington Center?
12 MALE SPEAKER 29: That's correct.
13 FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Copy. I will pass
14 the information, sir.
15 MALE SPEAKER 29: Thank you very much.
16 MALE SPEAKER 30: Hey, this is Coast
17 Guard Air Station in Atlantic City, again.
18 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes?
19 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Washington center
20 has another target.
21 MALE SPEAKER 30: Just so you'll know,
22 one of our search and rescue helicopters is
23 overflying a suspicious 600 foot vessel that is
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24 anchored right off of Atlantic City.
25 BACKGROUND FEMALE: A vessel also?
0098
1 MALE SPEAKER 30: Right, i t ' s a vessel
3 MALE SPEAKER 5: Atlantic City?
4 MALE SPEAKER 30: Right, but w e ' r e
5 flying over it right now. W e ' r e trying to figure
6 out why it's doing it, so ...
7 MALE SPEAKER 5: what's it doing?
8 MALE SPEAKER 30: Huh?
9 MALE SPEAKER 5: How's it being
10 suspicious?
11 MALE SPEAKER 30: Well, let me put you
12 on hold. You there?
13 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes, I am.
14 MALE SPEAKER 30: Okay. The _ it's
15 sketchy, but there's a 600 foot vessel with 1,200
16 people on board with foreign, foreign command,
17 captain, mate, (inaudible) and all that on board.
18 As soon as the Tower explosion happened, this
19 ship was sitting off the coast for the last two
20 days ...
21 MALE SPEAKER 5: Yep?
22 MALE SPEAKER 30: ... came in and
23 anchored 600 feet, or yards, off of the coast of
24 Atlantic City and we've got Coast Guard vessels
25 that's clearing it. So I'm just letting you know
0099
1 that one of 9ur Helos is over that. There was
2 swearing asking the master our questions on the
3 radio, so that helicopter was initially bound for
4 New York.
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: It was? What ...
6 MALE SPEAKER 30: For search and
7 rescue.
8 MALE SPEAKER 5: what call center is
9 that helicopter hovering at?
10 MALE SPEAKER 30: Hold on.
11 MALE SPEAKER 5: (inaudible). Hello?
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Yeah, he said hold
13 on.
14 MALE SPEAKER 5: Hello?
15 FEMALE SPEAKER 1: A 600 foot vessel
16 off of Atlantic City, they don't know who it is.
17 MALE SPEAKER 5: Hello?
18 MALE SPEAKER 30: That was 6579.
19 MALE SPEAKER 5: 6579. Do you know
20 what the registry of this vessel is?
21 MALE SPEAKER 30: We don't know yet.
22 That's why we're all doing all that.
23 MALE SPEAKER 5: Is it a cruise ship or
24
25 MALE SPEAKER 30: is it _ is that a
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1 cruise ship? It's a cruise ship, but we have _
2 yeah, we're collecting ID and all that. I'm
3 going to let you talk to the controller that's
4 working that case.
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: Sir.
6 MALE SPEAKER 31: Hi, this is
7 (Inaudible) Schwartz. Just so you know, we have
8 a cruise ship offshore, it seems suspicious as to
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9 why Its being out there and its next port of call
10 is New York City, we have a patrol boat that's
11 heading up from Virginia and we have our small
12 boat heading out from Atlantic City to ID the
13 vessel and confirm some information that we have
14 already.
15 MALE SPEAKER 5: All right.
16 MALE SPEAKER 31: Our helicopter just
17 overflew and answered some questions. The
18 information that we gathered from the Helo
19 matched what we got from the vessel earlier.
20 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay.
21 MALE SPEAKER 31: We're going to be
22 keeping an eye on it. That Helo has just
23 returned on deck, it's going to be picking up
24 some medical supplies and returning up, to go up
25 to New York to help with the Medivac at the World
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1 Trade Center.
2 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay. So you got the
3 boats out there to query the vessel, correct?
4 MALE SPEAKER 31: Affirmative.
5 MALE SPEAKER 5: okay. Keep us _
6 what's going on there. Find out what the
7 registry of that vessel is if you could.
8 MALE SPEAKER 31: it's a British flag
9 vessel.
10 MALE SPEAKER 5: Oh, it's a British
11 Flag vessel?
12 MALE SPEAKER 31: we're contacting our
13 District and they're going to contact DOD
14 through, you guys I guess work through them.
15 MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay.
16 MALE SPEAKER 31: Otherwise there's too
17 many people for us to call.
18 MALE SPEAKER 5: Gotcha.
19 MALE SPEAKER 31: Okay?
20 MALE SPEAKER 5: Thank you, sir.
21 MALE SPEAKER 31: Fantastic, good-bye.
22 BACKGROUND FEMALE: I wrote that down,
23 we have a Helo hovering over it?
24 BACKGROUND MALE: (inaudible). He just
25 went back to Atlantic City to pick up some
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1 medical supplies (inaudible).
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay. Thi s one i s
3 (inaudible).
4 BACKGROUND FEMALE is this 6759 or
5 6579?
6 BACKGROUND FEMALE 6579.
7 BACKGROUND FEMALE That was on 6759.
8 Okay.
9 BACKGROUND FEMALE: Now this particular
10 guy, (inaudible).
11 (inaudible background conversation.)
12 BACKGROUND FEMALE: who are you talking
13 to? I'll call and get a position, who was he
14 just talking to? who were you talking to? I'll
15 call them? who were you talking to, Gary? Gary?
16 BACKGROUND MALE: Destination unknown.
17 BACKGROUND FEMALE: YOU want me to call
18 and get an exact position of that boat? Who are
19 you talking to? who were you talking to?
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20 (inaudible background conversation.)
21 BACKGROUND MALE: Bravo 557. It's a
22 Delta over New York. Squawking 1,200. Boston
23 does not know who it is.
24 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 1-609-677-2222.
25 BACKGROUND MALE: Correct. He's got it
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1 at Delta right now, squawking 1,200.
2 BACKGROUND FEMALE: It's not working,
3 (inaudible).
4 TELEPHONE COMPANY RECORDING: Your call
5 cannot ...
6 BACKGROUND FEMALE: You can call long
7 distance from there, right?
8 BACKGROUND FEMALE: 515 is Section 7.
9 BACKGROUND FEMALE: I can't get
10 (inaudible). I'm not getting anything out. C-
11 dial is not working, I m dialing direct, its not
12 working. I tried that. I just dialed direct,
13 I'm getting nothing. Wait a second now.
14 MALE SPEAKER 31: Coast Guard for
15 Atlantic City, (Inaudible) Schwartz. How can I
16 help you.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Yes, Huntress ID,
18 Northeast (inaudible) sector.
19 MALE SPEAKER 31: Okay.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Someone just called
21 here about a suspicious vessel off the coast of
22 Atlantic City?
23 MALE SPEAKER 31: Yes.
24 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Is there any way I
25 can get a position on that?
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1 MALE SPEAKER 31: Yes. Ready?
2 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Ready.
3 MALE SPEAKER 31: Alrighty. Latitude
4 is 30 degrees 24 decimal 5 north. Longitude 074
5 degrees 11 decimal 6 west, it's a, the name of
6 the vessel is the Aurora.
7 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Okay.
8 MALE SPEAKER 31: It's approximately
03:00:00 9 800 foot long cruise ship, white hull, and 1,208
10 crew. That's passengers. No, actually, it's 804
11 crew, 404 passengers. British flag.
12 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Okay.
13 MALE SPEAKER 31: We have a boat going
14 out there now to confirm everything. We already
15 overflew it with our Helo and we've watched them
16 here from our control center.
17 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Okay.
18 MALE SPEAKER 31: But it does seem
19 suspicious.
20 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Okay.
21 MALE SPEAKER 31: Okay?
22 FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Alrighty. Thanks a
23 lot.
24 MALE SPEAKER 31: Bye.
25 Time stamp: 180:25.

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