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Transcribed by Milady Lyons From audio tapes provided by Alderson Reporting Audible timestamp: 12:31:0 MALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible.) FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, Huntress calling in reference to the hijacked aircraft.
MALE SPEAKER 1: Yes?

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We're checking to get some information from you if we could. MALE SPEAKER 1: okay, what do you need? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We need call sign, type aircraft. MALE SPEAKER 1: It's American 11. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: American 11? MALE SPEAKER 1: Type aircraft is a 767. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And number of souls on board do you know that? MALE SPEAKER 1: I don't know. Hold on? Hey, Danny, you got, you got souls on board and all that information? MALE SPEAKER 2: We don't have any. MALE SPEAKER 1: we don't have any of that information. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You don't have any of that? Okay. MALE SPEAKER 1: Right now the position is about 40 miles north of Kennedy. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 40 miles north of Kennedy?
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Do you have a mode MALE SPEAKER 1: No, we don't. He's a primary target only. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Primary target only? J Page 1 3?

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Ch5lDTKDRMlDAT220031224[l] MALE SPEAKER 1: Yep.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. And you don't know where he's coming from or destination?
MALE SPEAKER 1: NO idea. He took Off

out of Boston originally heading for Los Angeles. (Inaudible.) FEMALE SPEAKER 1 : Boston to Los Angeles? MALE SPEAKER 1: That was his original destination. Yeah. FEMALE SPEAKER 1 (inaudible) and where are they going now? Do you know? MALE SPEAKER 1: NO idea. He's heading towards Kennedy, it looks like the speed is decreasing. I'm not exactly sure where. Nobody FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Are you the controlling agency or is (Haylor)? MALE SPEAKER 1: Boston Center. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Boston Center? MALE SPEAKER 1: we now, we are, he's heading for New York Center. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And is there any military assistance requested? MALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, right at this time we need to get Fl5s to ... FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes? Did you want Fl5s out?
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: But you don't have a, you don't have any modes or codes on him? MALE SPEAKER 1: Not right now. Right now it's just _ we don't have any mode 3. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Is he inbound to JFK? MALE SPEAKER 1: We, we don't know. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You don't know where he is at all? MALE SPEAKER 1: He's being hijacked. The pilot's having a hard time talking to the ... I mean, we don't know, we don't know where he's going. He's heading towards Kennedy. He's, like I said, he's like 35 miles north of Kennedy now, at 367 knots.
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: if you could please give us a call and let us know, you know, any information, that would be great. MALE SPEAKER 1: Okay. Right now I uess we're trying to work on _ I guess there's een some threats in the cockpit. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: There's been what? I'm sorry? MALE SPEAKER 1: We'll call you right back as soon as we know more info.
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(inaudible). Before that he was requesting _ hold on, it looks like he was requesting flight level 350. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, all we're asking is your mode 3. Your mode 3 _ did you assign any mode 3 to that aircraft? MALE SPEAKER 1: The original was, the original was ... no, hold on. MALE SPEAKER 1: We don't have any mode 3 right now. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Nothing you guys ...
MALE SPEAKER 1: I can see the primary target only. I don't even know what his original _ I can try and find his original mode 3.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, yeah, that's all we need. MALE SPEAKER 1: Hold on. MALE SPEAKER 1: Hello? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, go ahead. MALE SPEAKER 1: His original code was
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 1443. Copy that. Thank you. si r. MALE SPEAKER 1: Okay. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And one more

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MALE SPEAKER 1: Yep? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Any aircraft close by him that you can give a mode 3?, MALE SPEAKER 1: I think we're working on that. I don't have anybody next to him right now, but ...
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. And we're trying to locate any information as far as a location where he is currently, a mode 3, do you have any information whatsoever?
FEMALE SPEAKER 2: I do not. Hold on one second. F)cc>l£y BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible.) what? do you '(inaudible) from American 11? xoU/vT/2f^FEMALE SPEAKER 1: American 11? Okay. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID (inaudible), can I help you? j-CloCft MALE SPEAKER 2: Yes, hi, good morning, this is New York Military calling at New York center. « n frj U/^^TEMALE SPEAKER 1: How you doing? T^L-SCMl MALE SPEAKER 2: Good. Good. Our watch supervisor needs a number for a possible hijacking. He wants to call somebody in case they need some assistance with your fighter jets. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Alrighty. Our phone number is gonna be _ DSN or commercial? MALE SPEAKER 2: it would be commercial out there. fitiUvfgtt FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, it's gonna be area code 315 ... MALE SPEAKER 2: 315. SPEAKER 1: NO, they want the Page 3

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was 4039 7403 west, and you're gonna give us five minute updates. FEMALE SPEAKER,!: I'm sorry? A plane just hit the world Trade Center?

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it on the news. Some plane just crashed into the World Trade Center. ))<K/ <f/ BACKGROUND FEMALE: Update New York. (Inaudible.) Ask them if they still have altitude on the aircraft. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: She just called up
tjie radar. /V)OLCy / BACKGROUND FEMALE: Call this number right Here again. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: No, it was fighters on guard. I can shut it. Did First Air Force

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: Is he airborne? CC FEMALE SPEAKER 1: what number do you want me to cal1, Mo? MALE SPEAKER 4: Scroggins, Military Team, New York. MALE SPEAKER 5: Huntress ID sergeant Jennings. Is there a Collin Scroggins there, please? MALE SPEAKER 4: This is me. MALE SPEAKER 5: Mr. Scroggins, this is sergeant Jennings. Sergeant (McAno) told me to pass you Otis is airborne at 1252 Zulo. • MALE SPEAKER 4: Yeah, are you aware that the plane crashed?
MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah, we're confirming that right now, sir. So MALE SPEAKER 4: Okay. All right.

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MALE SPEAKER 5: You're welcome. Bye. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Stand by. MALE SPEAKER 6: Got a quick question

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead. MALE SPEAKER 6: Did, did something iusthappen to the world Trade center ...
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world, aye?
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Real world. : MALE SPEAKER 6: And possibly, possibly

one's hijacked?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: These are two aircraft out of Boston headed for LAX apparently hijacked, we don't have anything other than that right now. MALE SPEAKER 6 Okay, great. Thanks. I know you1 re busy. (Inaudible.) FEMALE SPEAKER MALE SPEAKER 6: Bye-bye. FEMALE SPEAKER 3: we did all we can do. we can't find them. MALE SPEAKER 7: Boston Military Desk. FEMALE SPEAKER 3: sir, sorry to bother you again, this is Huntress._ Any tail numbers . I whatsoever on these aircraft? Actually, I don't ng have it on the American 11, they're as king for united 175.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 3: You're on the phone with United 175? MALE SPEAKER 7: No, with united Airlines. FEMALE SPEAKER 3: United Airlines. MALE SPEAKER 7: stand by, One. FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Thank you. MALE SPEAKER 7: United Airlines' dispatch says what they know of united 175 at this time, the aircraft is NORDO, not in radio contact.
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airborne, sir? Because we have possible confirmation that this is another hijacked aircraft that crashed into the World Trade Center. If that's not true ... MALE SPEAKER 7: we do not know if he's airborne at this time.
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MALE SPEAKER 7: We're trying to research it. it's in New York Center's airspace. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, do you have a tail number? MALE SPEAKER 7: No, I don't have that information. FEMALE SPEAKER 3: okay, copy. Thank you. Bye. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: ... in your airspace, po you have contact with that aircraft, Airborne? MALE SPEAKER 8: No, United 175 is the second aircraft that crashed into the Trade Center. do you know? MALE SPEAKER 8: You'd have to get Boston Center on that. They were both out of Boston going to Los Angeles and so Boston Center would haye that information, we don't have that information yet. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir. MALE SPEAKER 8: Okay? Thank you.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. That's what I needed, sir, is confirmation. Only one other question, the souls on board of either aircraft,

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Right, bye. MALE SPEAKER 4: Scroggins, Military. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Boston Huntress, just checking one last time for the souls on board of either aircraft. New York told me to call you. MALE SPEAKER 4: The estimate we have on United 75 is only an estimate, they were locked out. So, I guess whenever they have an accident they lock it out, however, the guys here looked at it once before and he believed it was 75 people on united 175.
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MALE SPEAKER 4: That's an estimate. Nothing on the American. I do have a tail number for that united that you wanted.
BACKGROUND FEMALE: Oh, we've got a

tail number (inaudible). FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead. MALE SPEAKER 4: Hold on a second Stand by, One. FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Thank you, si r. MALE SPEAKER 4: November 612 uniform Alpha.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: November 612 Uniform Alpha. Al righty. BACKGROUND FEMALE: November 612 Uniform .. . MALE SPEAKER 4: Yeah, we shut all our traffic off at Boston Center. Nobody is departing. We're re-routing all Kennedy arrivals, or all New York metro airports. However, I have a question for you _ in case we have any more aircraft that start deviating, we need to know do you have everybody on alert or is that something you can do just in case this happens with any more aircraft? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible) to the mission crew commander. Stand by. MALE SPEAKER 4: FEMALE SPEAKER 1 MALE SPEAKER 9: MALE SPEAKER 4: Boston Center Military. MALE SPEAKER 9: Okay.

Go head. Go ahead. Yes, Collin scoggins,

Hey, how you doing, this is Major (Inaudible). MALE SPEAKER 4: How you doing? we have _ our _ nobody is departing Boston. MALE SPEAKER 9: Okay. MALE SPEAKER 4: in the whole airspace, Boston Center, we shut all aircraft down and we're re-routing New York metro airports. The only concern is that there are aircraft in the sky, and in case any more of them divert or start descending or whatever they're gonna do, we were just wondering, do you have people on alert ... MALE SPEAKER 9: I got fighters in Whiskey 105 right now. I have a Tanker there as well. I got other aircraft on alert down at Langley. MALE SPEAKER 4: okay. MALE SPEAKER 9: And I'm getting ready to, and I have trackers over JFK, over Boston, and in that area right now. This will confirm anything suspicious. MALE SPEAKER 4: Anything suspicious. Okay. And we'll let you know about the internationals, we're not sure what we're doing with them yet at this time. MALE SPEAKER 9: okay, so 3FK and Boston are shut down, correct? MALE SPEAKER 4: we've shut down Page 7

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any aircraft to at this time (inaudible) we are re-routing, putting them somewhere else. MALE SPEAKER 9: okay. And if you get anything, if you _ any of your controllers see anything that looks kinda squirrely, just give us a yell. We'll get those fighters in that location.
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center, Huntress ID Have you been given heads up as far as the aircraft that has crashed into the world Trade Center? MALE SPEAKER 10: we're aware of it, yes. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Well, sir, we're just trying, we're trying to find out some information on American 11. we just got confi rmation ... MALE SPEAKER 10: We don't have anything on that one.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: YOU do not? MALE SPEAKER 10: Do not.

MALE SPEAKER 4: Bye. MALE SPEAKER 10: Washington. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Washington

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, you are aware that he's possibly headed towards Washington? MALE SPEAKER 10: Well, we, we just got word from Boston or somewhere but we don't have anything on him yet, and, yeah, there's a lot of different things going on right now. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Just wanted to give you heads up, sir. MALE SPEAKER 10: Okay. Thank you very much. MALE SPEAKER 5: This is air commercial phone line. That's it. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Dial a number for us. This number right here. Oh, my God.
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BACKGROUND FEMALE: There is a third one out of wash-, out of Boston? okay, where is it? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID, unsecure line. MALE SPEAKER 11: Huntress ID, this is Washington center, the Operations Manager. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Go ahead, sir. MALE SPEAKER 11: okay. I guess you had called here a couple times. You never talked to me, but if there's anything you need, or anything I can help you with, let me know what it is right now, please. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, you want me to let you know what we have going on, sir? MALE SPEAKER 11: I would _ yes. Well, I have a pretty good idea, but yes. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay. okay. There are three aircraft missing out of Boston. I just spoke with Boston and they said that they're not sure of the third aircraft call sign but they do have two. One of them is united 175 ...
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And the other one is American 11. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: They thought that the American 11 was the aircraft that crashed into the world Trade center with the united 175; however, American 11 is not the aircraft that crashed. He said the pilot on American 11 was talking t9 him, having a rough time telling him what's going on, there was threats in the cockpit being made. This was the initial hijack information that we got, American 11, the 767 from Boston to Los Angeles. Proposed route he was headed towards JFK at the time that they lost contact, but that was not the aircraft headed into the world Trade Center that hit it.
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: So your AOR, and I just wanted to give you heads up. MALE SPEAKER 11: Okay. Yeah ... okay, go ahead. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: The last ... the last known 1 at/long that we had, the primary target only was 4038 north 07403 west on American 11.
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: But again remember, nothing has been confirmed as far as which aircraft has hit the World Trade Center, but the other one we have is information headed towards Washington. MALE SPEAKER 11: Okay, let me tell you this. We're looking _ we also lost American 77. BACKGROUND FEMALE: American 77. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: American 77? Where was he proposed to head, sir? MALE SPEAKER 11: Excuse me? BACKGROUND FEMALE: American 77 is lost. American 77. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: where he was proposed to head, sir? MALE SPEAKER 11: okay, he was going to LA also. BACKGROUND FEMALE: He was also going
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: From where, sir? MALE SPEAKER 11: I think he was from Boston also.
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MALE SPEAKER 11: Now let me tell you this story here. Indianapolis Center was working this guy ... FEMALE SPEAKER 1: what guy? MALE SPEAKER 11: American 77.
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MALE SPEAKER 11: At flight level 350; however, they lost radar with him, they lost contact with him, they lost everything and they don't have any idea where he is or what happened. So what we've done at the round-, surrounding centers here is to tell everyone to look out for limited codes, primary targets or whatever the case may be.
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MALE SPEAKER 11: And that was the last time _ that was about 15 minutes ago since I talked to the Indianapolis Center operations manager. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Do you have a size aircraft, sir? MALE SPEAKER 11: That was a 767, I beli eve.
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Huntress ID center. (Inaudible.) BACKGROUND FEMALE: (Inaudible) six miles southeast of the what? MALE SPEAKER 5: 94. 94. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay. Copy. copy. BACKGROUND FEMALE: we have an aircraft six miles away, southeast of here at the white House. There's an aircraft sixty miles southeast of the white House, (inaudible) S9uthwest. Okay. Yeah, this is a great number to give them. Washington? Okay. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: So it's six miles ... Primary target only? Okay. (Inaudible.) Okay. I'll give you the number. Washington's number is _ okay, the number to (inaudible) is 927-1420. New York's number that we've got for them is 1 ... 31. (Inaudible.) Six miles south (inaudible). Yeah, I'm sorry, sir. it's a (inaudible) aircraft, it's a DVFR. The one that was six miles southeast of the White House, now west (inaudible). MALE SPEAKER 5: 3ust a moment, okay. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, but when you pass that, when you copy that, don't yell DVFR, because that ... BACKGROUND FEMALE: Are you on the phone with Washington right now?
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Washington, Huntress. Boston just called us. They said they don't know anything about some aircraft that was six miles southwest of the white House. (inaudible) ... Boston called (inaudible). MALE SPEAKER 12: From York. Not New York - York. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: washingtpn has no clue what the hell is going on (inaudible). Washington has no clue. BACKGROUND FEMALE: 3841 north ...
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir. MALE SPEAKER 5: It's almost an hour and 45 minutes ago. BACKGROUND FEMALE: we have a Delta 89 that's a hijack. They think it's a possible hijack. It s south of Cleveland, we have a code on him though. Delta 89. He's a Boeing 6 _ Boeing 767, left Boston, supposed to go to Vegas. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID, can I help you? (inaudible). BACKGROUND FEMALE: (Inaudible) Delta 89 (inaudible), 89 has just crashed. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, now what type of (inaudible). Thank you. Bye. Huntress ID, Delta 089 reclassified, classified (inaudible). BACKGROUND FEMALE: Yes, ma'am. classified (inaudible), time 1342. Repeat 89 classified as (inaudible). FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Las Vegas, Las Vegas. BACKGROUND FEMALE: He's headed to Las Vegas. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, he has, Mo, I'm sorry, they have a fourth (inaudible) Pentagon. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (inaudible) we have 1304 (inaudible) need a radar. Delta 89. (inaudible) we have 1304. Lat/long ... MALE SPEAKER 5: He's going to be the most wanted man after this.
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BACKGROUND FEMALE: somebody dropped the aircraft? How many aircraft? (inaudible). BACKGROUND FEMALE: I don't know where the hell they're getting info. Washington had no clue when I called Washington about it. They didn't know what the hell was going on. MALE SPEAKER 5: So now many aircrafts you got? Four now? BACKGROUND FEMALE: One, two, three, four _ possibly five. MALE SPEAKER 5: Washington, D.C. Yeah. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Headed for Las Vegas (inaudible) longitude is 1204.
FEMALE SPEAKER 2: Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And he is in your center. As you know, we have about five aircraft currently that are missing out of Boston ...
FEMALE SPEAKER 2: Yes.

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the world Trade Center and now Washington has confirmed near the White House. So this apparently pretty serious. This is Delta 89. I'm not sure where his intentions are, but if you have any ... oh, I'm sorry, 1989, I just got acknowledged, 1989. FEMALE SPEAKER 2: 1989 is a confirmed hijack. Okay. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, ma'am? And if there's anything that you have, please call us.
FEMALE SPEAKER 5: Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 5: You know what, I'm going to let you give it to someone else and I'll go take care of this. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay. MALE SPEAKER 14: okay, Delta 1989, confirmed hijack, code is 1304, correct? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct. Yes. MALE SPEAKER 14: Okay. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: He's a 767, Boston to Las vegas. MALE SPEAKER 14: 767, Boston to Las vegas.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And apparently w e ' r e keeping an eye on this aircraft, obviously, now that it's a hijack, with the other aircraft problems we've had. MALE SPEAKER 14: Delta 1989.

number?

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: DO you have our

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We're in the process of trying to get some aircraft up right now, sir. MALE SPEAKER 14: okay. Could you please get back to me if you do launch the aircraft out there, please? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I certainly will. MALE SPEAKER 14: Okay. Thank you. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Watch for any deviations and call us if you see it, sir. MALE SPEAKER 14: I understand. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: ID unsecure line. MALE SPEAKER 15: Hey, Huntress ID, Washington Center. Hey, I got a seventy triple, I mean a 7777 code, just west of it come out of (inaudible) restricted area at 23,000 feet. He's about 15 miles now east of Nottingham. I need to know if anybody knows anything about that aircraft. He's at 23,000 feet. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: sir, stand by. It might be our fighters. Stand by. I'll confirm. 7777 code, is that our fighters? Triple seven code . . . MALE SPEAKER 15: Quadruple seven. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: we believe those are our fighters. Stand by, sir. No, they are fighters, sir, out of, I believe, Atlantic City.
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MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, well, I'm gonna write on this and I'm gonna write on that. BACKGROUND FEMALE: They're logging everything. MALE SPEAKER 16: Okay, what you got?
BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, Delta 1989. MALE SPEAKER 16: Okay.

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible) Delta 1989 (inaudible). FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And that was 089.
On a 1304.

uh-huh. Yep. BACKGROUND FEMALE: American Airlines _ probably grab the rest of it off of whatever (inaudible) American Airlines is secure and whatever (inaudible) United is secure. MALE SPEAKER 16: This is American
MALE SPEAKER 16: Airlines 11? BACKGROUND FEMALE: Yes, sir. MALE SPEAKER 16: And this is 1989? BACKGROUND FEMALE: 175. MALE SPEAKER 16:
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well, that's another I'm going to call Okay. Or Cleveland Center,
Okay.

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Indianapolis, Mo. rather.

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MALE SPEAKER 5: A new type of war, that's what it is. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID calling, I wanted to give you a heads up on the Delta Airlines 1989 that was in Cleveland Center's AOR. He was giving you the information that he was a hijacked aircraft. He is not a hijacked aircraft. He's taking precautionary measures and he's landing at Cleveland Center. However, we do have four fighters launched on that aircraft, just to be sure. MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, it's Delta 1989. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct. He was MALE SPEAKER 17: The 1304 code? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct. He was headed to Las Vegas.
MALE SPEAKER 17: Right.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: So he would have been coming through your area. I just wanted to give you a heads up. He's turned around and he's headed to Cleveland Center to land. He is not, so far, confirmed a hijack. MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay. Thank you. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sure. BACKGROUND MALE: Not a good time. Not we've got another aircraft that left Canada. Proposed destination Washington and that's all basically they know. Has anybody talked to Canada? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I'm calling right now. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Call (inaudible) and see if they haye any (inaudible). Ask them if they have any (inaudible). Page 16
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MALE SPEAKER 15: That's the last report. They don't know exactly where. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, but no confirmation of the, of a blow up or anything like that? MALE SPEAKER 15: well, there's a C-130 over there, they said, yes he is on the ground? On the ground safe? FEMALE SPEAKER 1 MALE SPEAKER 15: NO, negative. Bomb? FEMALE SPEAKER 1 MALE SPEAKER 15: Blew up. All right, sir. FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Northeast of camp David? MALE SPEAKER 15: Yeah. I need the tanker frequency. Sir, we're trying to FEMALE SPEAKER 1 get that right now. MALE SPEAKER 15: Okay. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Mo, did you get the tanker frequency. The frequencies f9r the aircraft you said? I've got my Mission crew Commander listening right now, sir, what? say it agai n. MALE SPEAKER 15: okay. I have a tanker over (putoxant)/Nottingham area, a DC-10, that's flying around and he needs a tanker frequency for refueling. Nevermind, we got it. Disregard.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right.

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MALE SPEAKER 15: okay, this is pretty It's 3852 north, 07702 west. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, you've got a

call from somebody who needed the coordinates of the White House? MALE SPEAKER 15: That's what somebody here _ somebody from Huntress here called and asked for. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sure. I'll pass that. MALE SPEAKER 15: okay. Thank you. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Huntress ID, unsecure line. FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Yes, sir, or yes, ma'am, this is (inaudible) from Oak Grove. New York (AMOS) is processing information on an unidentified aircraft heading your way, and I just want to make sure you have the same information, (inaudible) information to you. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: okay, I'm not seeing (inaudible) at all. We possibly have that blocked, what information do you have? FEMALE SPEAKER 3: Okay, he is currently _ let me check his position. (inaudible.) It is currently at position 103 north, 6727 west. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: And what aircraft is this? FEMALE SPEAKER 3: This came fr9m New York (AMOS) that it was unknown, unidentified, they can't ... it's not talking to anyone. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: They don't know who it is? FEMALE SPEAKER 3: it's squawking a mode 3 of ... FEMALE SPEAKER 1: it's Oak Grove from New York (AMOS), they don't know who this aircraft is.
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes. Correct. MALE SPEAKER 17: is exactly where he went down? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: That's what the last known position was. And that was Northeast of Camp David. MALE SPEAKER 17: Northeast of Camp David. Okay. Okay, thank you. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You're welcome, sir. MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, I have a (inaudible). I was getting you information on this guy, so I didn't hear anything that was being said. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: That's fine. That was just somebody from (inaudible). (Inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: (inaudible). FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, all I have is a lat/long, sir, and a mode 3 of 4651. MALE SPEAKER 24: what was the mode 3. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Mode, we've got a mode 3 of 4651. MALE SPEAKER 24: 4651, hold on a second. Do you know who made the inquiry? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: we got the call from, we got the call from the southeast. I'm not sure, but they said New York center called inquiring about an aircraft at a certain Page 23

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Air Force One? Correct. Going to Andrews. Going to Andrews? To Andrews. From where, please?

FEMALE SPEAKER 5: From SRQ. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: FRQ? MALE SPEAKER 5: Huntress ID Sqt.

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(inaudible). Huntress ID, sgt. (inaudible). FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Hi, Huntress ID, (inaudible) y9u have a, we keep heading up a pending with it. it's crossing your border right now. I don't know if the laterals will hook to you. it's Gold 99. we can't get an aircraft type, but still believe there's four of them crossing your border, four aircraft. MALE SPEAKER 5: (Inaudible.)
FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Aye? MALE SPEAKER 5: South of ... FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Yes, it's 0213?

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, glow you

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MALE SPEAKER 5: Gold, MO. FEMALE SPEAKER 6: Gold. Gold, like

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silver/gold. Gold 99. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Flight size? FEMALE SPEAKER 6: We're assuming there's four. He said there was a mission. He was very, very brief because he had to go. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: From New York told you this? FEMALE SPEAKER 6: New York told me this, yes. New York (AMOS). FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You don't know where they're coming from? FEMALE SPEAKER 6: He didn't tell me anything. He said all I can tell you right now they're okay, we know that they're coming. MALE SPEAKER 5: okay. Thank you very much.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay.

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MALE SPEAKER 5: Bye. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Bye. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Gold 99.

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(inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: Maybe the Sting guy doesn't have good radio (inaudible). UNIDENTIFIED MALE: (inaudible) is where it went down, united. (inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: what do you mean? BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible). MALE SPEAKER 5: They're the one that told them. It's Gold 99. BACKGROUND FEMALE: okay, don't confirm them as friendly, (inaudible.) Cleveland, are you on?
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MALE SPEAKER 25: what would you like us to pass to them? I mean what do you want him to do? BACKGROUND FEMALE: okay, now he ... okay, I understand. (Inaudible) and have our captain talk to you, about who should be controlling him, okay? MALE SPEAKER 25: That's fine.
BACKGROUND FEMALE: Major Potter? This

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guy wants to talk to you so he can tell these, tell these pilots what you want them to do. (inaudible) cap at present point? Cleveland?
MALE SPEAKER 25: Yes?

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: They're wanting them to cap at their present position. MALE SPEAKER 25: They want them to do what?
BACKGROUND FEMALE: Cap.

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(inaudible background conversation.) BACKGROUND FEMALE: Did we try unknown (inaudible) on the positions? Let's try unknown (inaudible) on them, we're gonna try unknown (inaudible) on them. (inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by. Make sure we got the right one. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Unknown rider, unknown rider at position 4133 North, 065 (inaudible) west. This is Huntress On Guard (inaudible). Authenticate.
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(Inaudible background conversation.) FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unknown rider, unknown rider at position 4121 north 06547 west, this is Huntress On Guard. Authenticate. (Inaudible background conversation.)
BACKGROUND FEMALE: They not

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MALE SPEAKER 5: well, what was that FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unknown rider, unknown rider at position 4121 north 06547 west, this is Huntress On Guard. Authenticate 283 (inaudible). FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, what's another one that I can do? MALE SPEAKER 5: All three of them. They're all in the same spot. They're all the same lat and longs. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We don't have a three, three onboard. How about this one? MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah, that's an idea. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unknown rider, unknown rider at position 4120 north 06551 west, this is Huntress on Guard. Authenticate AKAL. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Alpha, alpha, alpha. Page 28

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you.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: it's a bomb and that's it down (inaudible). Bomb on board. That's the one that went down northeast of Camp David.
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(Inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: which one crashed into the world Trade Center? is that American 77? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: No. The one that crashed was (inaudible).
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 075?

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MALE SPEAKER 5: No, that's the beacon. You can forget about that. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I don't think so. MALE SPEAKER 5: I know there was a pending here, they hit up the beacon, so I Drought up a track TD on it. BACKGROUND FEMALE: when he's airborne (inaudible). (inaudible background conversation.) FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Unknown rider, unknown rider at position 4107 north 066 west, authenticate.
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(inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: They're 174 miles away. They should be hearing us.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Gold 99. Gold 99.

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This is Huntress On Guard. Authenticate Lima 507 Alpha, Alpha, Charlie. (inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 26: Go ahead ID. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: whoever can answer this question _ as far as authentication goes, how far out _ those four ship that's coming in from the Canada (inaudible), how far out should they be able to hear us, because nobody is coming back with an authentication and we're trying to find out the range, maybe they can't hear us. So does anyone know? MALE SPEAKER 26: They should be able to hear you out about as far as the radar coverage itself goes. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Correct. MALE SPEAKER 26: if they're within radar coverage, they should be able to hear you on the .. . FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, and they're within that. So, okay, copy. Thank you.
MALE SPEAKER 26: Yep. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sure. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Gold 99, Gold 99,

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Gold 99, Gold 99.

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Huntress On Guard. Authenticate Alpha, Alpha, Foxtrot. (Inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: They're all three in the same TAC. 265, that guy. BACKGROUND FEMALE: okay. Authenticate L506.
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MALE SPEAKER 17: Yeah, any known military aircraft? MALE SPEAKER 5: in the northeast area. Stand by.
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Ch5lDTKDRMlDAT220031224[l] MALE SPEAKER 17: Yes. MALE SPEAKER 5: what do you need? MALE SPEAKER 17: I need to know if you have i any military aircraft operating in Misty? MALE SPEAKER 5: That's what I'm trying to fir 3ut. Stand by. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Do we have military aircr; aircraft operating in Misty?
BACKGROUND MALE: Yes. BACKGROUND FEMALE: We do? MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes, we do. MALE SPEAKER 17: Can you give me their please?

codes codes

MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by? BACKGROUND FEMALE: Need what? I need who's doing that? (Inaudible background conversation.)
MALE SPEAKER 5: 4671. BACKGROUND FEMALE: 4657. MALE SPEAKER 5: 4657. BACKGROUND FEMALE: And 4617.

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give them to by. is another one. is good. a minute, 4617?

MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand BACKGROUND MALE: 4617 MALE SPEAKER 17: 4617 MALE SPEAKER 5: 4671. MALE SPEAKER 17: Wait MALE SPEAKER 5: 4671. MALE SPEAKER 17: Yes? MALE SPEAKER 5: 4657.

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Not on (inaudible) who Okay, we got a 4617,

Uh-huh. And that's only That's all you got? MALE SPEAKER 5: There's four ships out well, what's the
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MALE SPEAKER 17: You don't need to reach us. All we need to know if they're on a routine mission or if they're staged there. MALE SPEAKER 5: And who's calling again? MALE SPEAKER 17: Cleveland Center. MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by. Okay, Cleveland, we're going to have to see if we can get weapons to go to your call. They're the ones that have all the information. That's why its taking longer, we have to get a hold of them. MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, could you get a hold of them and have them call us? But you do have three knowns up there, and weapons, have them give us a call. MALE SPEAKER 5: okay. Yeah, they're (inaudible).
BACKGROUND FEMALE: BACKGROUND FEMALE: Gold 99, That would 4 Alpha,

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(inaudible). (inaudible background conversation.) 10 Charlie, Echo, Foxtrot. (Inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: (inaudible). (inaudible background C9nversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: Well, if he's going to Bangor, these guys are going to Bangor? BACKGROUND FEMALE: One's going to Bangor and one's going to Charlie, Echo, Foxtrot. MALE SPEAKER 5: FAA again. MALE SPEAKER 25: Hi, Caroline. Cleveland center Military again. Exactly _ you told me that you scrambled airplanes out of selfridge and Toledo, is that correct? MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes, that is correct. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, that is correct, Selfridge and Toledo. MALE SPEAKER 25: okay, they are up in the air now? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Stand by, one, sir. I will ask the Mission Crew Commander. Stand by. So far we think that's affirmative, sir. is there anything you need? MALE SPEAKER 25: Okay, I just wanted to confi rm that ... do you know how many? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I think there's four, but stand by, sir. We're gonna check for sure. Yes, sir, they're still up. MALE SPEAKER 25: okay, thank you. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: You're welcome, sir. (Inaudible background conversation.)
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MALE SPEAKER 9: Yeah, okay, I can have my (inaudible) Director give you a call every time somebody is going up in the air. MALE SPEAKER 17: AM right. MALE SPEAKER 9: I can give you a quick heads up though. I got two _ you know the Misty (inaudible) area? MALE SPEAKER 17: Yeah? I got three up there now. MALE SPEAKER 9: okay. Good. And that's where I'm getting a few more out there. Two more. Two more. And then it looks like I'm going to be sending more out to the Cleveland area as well.
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Massachusetts. MALE SPEAKER 17: Okay. And who is this you're going to have calling me. Because with all these planes coming up, we're going to have to know ... MALE SPEAKER 9: Major Jeff Potter. MALE SPEAKER 17: Major Jeff Potter? MALE SPEAKER 9: Right. He's working the midwest issues right now. MALE SPEAKER 17: okay. Okay. MALE SPEAKER 9: I got the, I got the whole northeast split into three different areas right now. we're assholes over elbows right now. MALE SPEAKER 17: All right. Okay. MALE SPEAKER 9: All right. If you need more, just give me a call right here, too. MALE SPEAKER 17: okay, will do it. MALE SPEAKER 9: My name is, I'll spell it for you, just in case you need to: November, Page 33

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(inaudible) sierra, Echo, Foxtrot? (inaudible.) MALE SPEAKER 5: okay, what else? You want me to try to write everything you got on here on this sheet of paper? BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible). MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, what do you want? BACKGROUND FEMALE: As far as your _ where's the callsign ... okay ... he, he's down. MALE SPEAKER 5: Crashed?
BACKGR9UND FEMALE: MALE SPEAKER 5: Oh. We don't ...

(inaudible background conversation.) BACKGROUND FEMALE: And 1983, he landed safely.
MALE SPEAKER 5: In Cleveland? Yeah. BACKGROUND FEMALE: We got that. BACKGROUND FEMALE: United 175.

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MALE SPEAKER 5: Great. BACKGROUND FEMALE: YOU lost him?

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(inaudible background conversation.) He's a _ you've got a Boeing 747. You've got the track number and everything? Mode 3? Have you got that?
MALE SPEAKER 5: 3755.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Out of Sarasota, Florida to, headed to Andrews, but now obviously they're taking him somewhere else. Correct. MALE SPEAKER 5: what's that? Yeah, its somewhere. BACKGROUND FEMALE: He crashed. (inaudible.) BACKGROUND FEMALE: (inaudible), go ahead. MALE SPEAKER 8: Did you, are you running a 4602 code? It looks like they ran an intercept about 80 miles east of Nantucket? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yes, sir. Yes, sir, we are. MALE SPEAKER 8: All right. I'd just appreciate it ... MALE SPEAKER 5: Huntress ID, Sgt. (inaudible). MALE SPEAKER 17: Huntress, I need to talk to Nasty right away, please. MALE SPEAKER 5: Stand by. who's speaking? MALE SPEAKER 17: Cleveland Center, Tom Krinko. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Cleveland Center, he's on the line. Can I take your message? MALE SPEAKER 17: I need to know _ you got a Sting 11 that's circling over Toledo? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Right, we have. MALE SPEAKER 17: we have an unknown aircraft circling over our facility and we are moving towards that position. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: All right, sir, we'll check. Is it on top of them, sir? MALE SPEAKER 17: It's on top of us circling. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: It's right on top of you circling? Stand by, sir. You need Sting 11 to identify this aircraft, sir? MALE SPEAKER 17: We need him to do something to get him the hell out of there. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: (Inaudible), sir. They don't know who it is. Cleveland, go ahead with the position, sir. Go ahead with the position of the aircraft, sir. MALE SPEAKER 17: The position of the aircraft is ... oh, stand by, let me get you the 1 at/long. He's right over our facility. (New York) (Dryer) VOR. DJB. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I just need a Page 35

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you, sir.

MALE SPEAKER 15: That is correct. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: I'll have him call

MALE SPEAKER 15: Thank you, bye. MALE SPEAKER 5: You gonna start writing again?
BACKGR9UND FEMALE: MALE SPEAKER 5: Oh, I'd love to.

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(inaudible background conversation.) MALE SPEAKER 5: All right. This guy's

(inaudible background conversation.) BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay, summary. So far, all the (inaudible) of aircraft that we've been looking for, that have been possible hijacked, are either crashed or down, right?
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(Inaudible), Foxtrot,
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 3,100 feet. MALE SPEAKER 15: He is 25 miles northeast of Dulles airport on a southwest heading. It looks like you might have a fighter aircraft in his immediate vicinity at 8,000 feet descending, so he might be taking a look at that

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MALE SPEAKER 15: The mode 3 on your military looks like 4512. He is directly overhead now _ of the target. MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, we'll pass the information. MALE SPEAKER 15: All right. Thanks. MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay, over at Dulles.
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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: 1427 Zulu?

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: Do you know what his speed was? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay, let me get your call _ what is your name, sir, and I'll call you back. MALE SPEAKER 28: Oak Grove. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Oak Grove, this is Huntress, hey. I got a question for you. if you could, any tracks that you're turning over to us, could you please tell us that information on like call sign, type aircraft and the Center that you contacted? MALE SPEAKER 28: okay, on the ones that we're telling you ... FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah, if you turn, if you turn over any tracks coming to us, coming into our AOR, we just want to know exactly who they are when they come in. MALE SPEAKER 28: Just the ones coming into your AOR? FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Dust the ones coming into our AOR.
MALE SPEAKER 28: Okay.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: We just want to know the call signs of the aircraft that are coming in and type aircraft. MALE SPEAKER 28: Okay. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Okay? MALE SPEAKER 28: All right. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Thank you, sir. MALE SPEAKER 28: Thank you.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Bye. MALE SPEAKER 5: That's what we're trying to do here. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Alrighty. Hold on, I'm calling all the Centers

FEMALE SPEAKER 7: what's the sector ID and name speaking, this line is unsecure. How can I help you?
FEMALE SPEAKER 1:

we're one across from you guys, if you turn any tracks over to (inaudible) we just want to know exactly who they are by call signs and type ai rcraft.
FEMALE SPEAKER 7: Okay.

Hi.

This Huntress.

FEMALE SPEAKER 1: if they come into our AOR. if you're throwing anybody over to us at all later on in the day, okay?
FEMALE SPEAKER 7: AM right. Is this

Stacia?
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Yeah.

FEMALE FEMALE over there? FEMALE off the handle. FEMALE

here.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 1: it's bad. if you guys have any (inaudible) you're throwing over, we just want to know exactly who they are. we just can't take them as being friendly. FEMALE SPEAKER Okay. All right. Okay. '11 pass it on. FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Thanks, honey. FEMALE SPEAKER 7: Uh-huh. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Bye. FEMALE SPEAKER 7: Bye. (inaudible background conversation.)
BACKGROUND FEMALE: And this is all

what happened, right?
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MALE SPEAKER 5: Yeah. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Everything needs to be written down. FEMALE SPEAKER 1: FAA, anybody. MALE SPEAKER 5: Open line. Huntress ID, Sgt. (inaudible). MALE SPEAKER 29: Sgt., Tim

(inaudible), Washington center, we've got one more target, squawking 1200 VFR. He is approximate 26, twenty-six, miles northwest of Dulles. He is on a south/southwest heading. Last altitude 15.5. He's stopped altitude squawk. squawk? squawk.
FEMALE SPEAKER 1: Sir, I'm sorry? MALE SPEAKER 29: MALE SPEAKER 5: MALE SPEAKER 29: FEMALE SPEAKER 1

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MALE SPEAKER 29: That's correct. FEMALE SPEAKER 1 Copy. I will pass the information, sir. MALE SPEAKER 29: Thank you very much. MALE SPEAKER 30: Hey, this is Coast Guard Air Station in Atlantic City, again. MALE SPEAKER 5: Yes?

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MALE SPEAKER 30: That was 6579. MALE SPEAKER 5: 6579. Do you know what the registry of this vessel is? MALE SPEAKER 30: We don't know yet. That's why we're all doing all that. MALE SPEAKER 5: Is it a cruise ship or MALE SPEAKER 30: is it _ is that a cruise ship? It's a cruise ship, but we have _ yeah, we're collecting ID and all that. I'm going to let you talk to the controller that's working that case.
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why Its being out there and its next port of call is New York City, we have a patrol boat that's heading up from Virginia and we have our small boat heading out from Atlantic City to ID the vessel and confirm some information that we have already. MALE SPEAKER 5: All right. MALE SPEAKER 31: Our helicopter just overflew and answered some questions. The information that we gathered from the Helo matched what we got from the vessel earlier.
MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay.

MALE SPEAKER 31: We're going to be keeping an eye on it. That Helo has just returned on deck, it's going to be picking up some medical supplies and returning up, to go up to New York to help with the Medivac at the World Trade Center. MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay. So you got the boats out there to query the vessel, correct? MALE SPEAKER 31: Affirmative. MALE SPEAKER 5: okay. Keep us _ what's going on there. Find out what the registry of that vessel is if you could. MALE SPEAKER 31: it's a British flag vessel. MALE SPEAKER 5: Oh, it's a British Flag vessel? MALE SPEAKER 31: we're contacting our District and they're going to contact DOD through, you guys I guess work through them.
MALE SPEAKER 5: Okay.

MALE SPEAKER 31: Otherwise there's too many people for us to call.
MALE SPEAKER 5: Gotcha. MALE SPEAKER 31: Okay?

MALE SPEAKER 5: Thank you, sir. MALE SPEAKER 31: Fantastic, good-bye. BACKGROUND FEMALE: I wrote that down, we have a Helo hovering over it? BACKGROUND MALE: (inaudible). He just went back to Atlantic City to pick up some medical supplies (inaudible).
BACKGROUND FEMALE: Okay.

Thi s one i s

(inaudible).
BACKGROUND FEMALE 6579? BACKGROUND FEMALE BACKGROUND FEMALE

is this 6759 or 6579. That was on 6759.

Okay. BACKGROUND FEMALE: Now this particular guy, (inaudible). (inaudible background conversation.) BACKGROUND FEMALE: who are you talking to? I'll call and get a position, who was he just talking to? who were you talking to? I'll call them? who were you talking to, Gary? Gary? BACKGROUND MALE: Destination unknown. BACKGROUND FEMALE: YOU want me to call and get an exact position of that boat? Who are you talking to? who were you talking to? Page 42

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(inaudible background conversation.) BACKGROUND MALE: Bravo 557. It's a Delta over New York. Squawking 1,200. Boston does not know who it is.
BACKGROUND FEMALE: 1-609-677-2222.

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BACKGROUND FEMALE: You can call long distance from there, right? BACKGROUND FEMALE: 515 is Section 7.
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FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Is there any way I can get a position on that? MALE SPEAKER 31: Yes. Ready? FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Ready. MALE SPEAKER 31: Alrighty. Latitude is 30 degrees 24 decimal 5 north. Longitude 074 degrees 11 decimal 6 west, it's a, the name of the vessel is the Aurora.
FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Okay. MALE SPEAKER 31: It's approximately 800 foot long cruise ship, white hull, and 1,208 crew. That's passengers. No, actually, it's 804 crew, 404 passengers. British flag. FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Okay.

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FEMALE SPEAKER 8: Okay.

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