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Ch5lDTKDRMlDAT220031224[l]
9/11 ATCSCC TAPE TRANSCRIPTION
DRMl
 DAT2
 CHANNEL
 5 ID TK
Transcribed by
 Milady
 Lyons
From
 audio tapes
provided
 by Alderson
 Reporting
Audible
 timestamp:
 12:31:0
MALE
 SPEAKER 1: (inaudible.)
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1: Yeah, Huntress
calling
 in
 reference
 to the
 hijacked aircraft.
MALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 Yes?
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1: We re checking toget some information from you if we could.
MALE
 SPEAKER 1:
 okay,
 what do youneed?
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 a767.on board
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1: And number of souls
do
 you know
 that?
MALE
 SPEAKER
 1: I
 don t know. Holdon?
 Hey
Danny, you
 got
ou got souls on board
and all
 that information?
MALE
 SPEAKER 2: We don t have
 any.
MALE
 SPEAKER 1: we don t have any ofthat information.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1: You don t have any
of
 that? Okay.
MALE
 SPEAKER 1: Right now the
 position
is
 about
 40
 miles
 north of Kennedy.FEMALE SPEAKER
 1: 40
 miles north
 of
Kennedy?
MALE SPEAKER 1:
 Right.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1: Do you have a mode
3?
MALE
 SPEAKER
 1: No, we
 don t. He s
 a
primary
 target only.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1: Primary target only?
 
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MALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 Yep.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1:
 okay.
 And you don tknow 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
Angeles?
MALE
 SPEAKER 1:
destination.
 Yeah.
FEMALE SPEAKER
 1
where
 are
 they going
 now?
MALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
:
 Boston
 to Los
That was his
 original
(inaudible)
 and
Do you know?
NO
 idea.
 He s
 headingtowards
 Kennedy,
 it looks
 like
 the
 speed
 is
decreasing.
 I m not
 exactly
 sure where. Nobody
really
 ...
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,
 e
 are,
 he s
heading
 for New York Center.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1: And is there any
military
 assistance requested?
MALE
 SPEAKER 1:
 Yes,
 right
 at
 thistime
 we need to get Fl5s to ...
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 Yes?
 Did
 you
 wantFl5s
 out?
MALE
 SPEAKER
 1: Yeah
F15S
 OUt of
Oti s.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER 1: But you
 don t
 have
a, you
 don t
 have
 any
 modes
 or
 codes
 on
 him?MALE SPEAKER
 1: Not
 right
 now.
 Right
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
 e s
going.
 He s
 heading towards Kennedy. He s,
 like
I
 said,
 he s
 like
 35 miles north of Kennedy
 ow,
at
 367
 knots.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 Okay.
MALE
 SPEAKER 1: No idea where
 he s
going.
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.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 Thank
 you.
MALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 Okay.
MALE
 SPEAKER 1: Last known altitude isPage
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(inaudible).
 Before that
 he was
 requesting
 _
hold
 on, it
 looks
 like
 he was
 requesting
 flightlevel
 350.
FEMALE SPEAKER
 1: Okay,
 all
 we re
asking
 is
 your mode
 3.
 Your mode
 3 _ did youassign
 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
 SPE KER
 1: I
 can
 see
 he
 primary
target
 only.
 I
 don t
 even
 know
 what
 his
 original
_
 I
 can
 try and
 find
 his
 original
 mode
 3.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 Yeah,
 yeah,
 that s
all
 we
 need.
MALE SPEAKER
 1:
MALE SPEAKER
 1:
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 1:MALE SPEAKER
 1:
1443.
Thank
 you.
question?
Hold
 on.
Hello?Yes, go ahead.
His original
 code
 was
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 1443
Copy
 that.
si
 r.
MALE
 SPEAKER 1:
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
Okay.
And
 one moreMALE 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
 workingon that.
 I
 don t have anybody next
 to him
 right
now,
 but
 ...
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 2:
 ...
 11.
FEMALE
 SPEAKER
 1:
 okay.
 And we re
trying
 to
 locate
 any
 information
 as far as a
location
 where
 he is
 currently,
 a
 mode
 3, do you
have
 any
 information
 whatsoever?
FEM LE
 SPEAKER 2: I do
 not
Hold
 on
one
 second
F cc>l£y
 B CKGROUND
 FEMALE:
 (inaudible.)
 what?
do
 you
 (inaudible)
 from
 American
 11?
xoU/vT/2f^FEMALE
 SPE KER
 1:
 American
 11?
 Okay
FEM LE SPE KER
 1:
 Huntress
 ID
(inaudible),
 can
 
help
 you?
j-CloCft
M LE SPE KER
 2:
 Yes,
 hi,
 good
 morning,
this
 is
 New
 York
 Military calling
 at
 New
 York
center.
 «
 
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 U/^^TEMALE
 SPE KER
 1: How you
 doing?
T^L-SCMl
 M LE SPE KER
 2:
 Good. Good.
 Our
watch
 supervisor
 needs
 a
 number
 for a
 possiblehijacking.
 He
 wants
 to
 call
 somebody
 in
 case
they
 need
 some
 assistance
 with
 your
 fighter jets.
FEMALE
 SPE KER
 1:
 Alrighty.
 Our
 phone
number
 is
 gonna
 be _ DSN or
 commercial?
M LE SPE KER
 2:
 t
would
 be
 commercial
out there.
 iti v gtt
 FEM LE SPE KER
 1:
 okay,
 it s
 gonna
 be
area code
 315
 ...
M LE SPE KER
 2:
 315.
SPE KER
 1: NO,
 they
 want
 the
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