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WD - Weapons Director Team TT WD WD SD WD WE)

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CVX - Exercise
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AST — Air Surveillance Technician
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ID - Identification Technician
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Operations Center
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Senior Director: Battle Manager Director Controller Controller
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Trackers: Search for Targets Backup Supervsr

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9-11 TIMELINE
TIME (EST) FAA NORAD/CONR AA11 UAL 175 IIAI f\*\L 93
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0802: AA 1 1 first radar ••••I
8:02 data (Boston)
0816: UAL 175 first radar
8:16 data (Boston)
0819:AA 77 first radar
8:19 data (Dulles)
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0820: AA 1 1 transponde
8:20 off
0840: FAA reports 0840: Otis F-15S placed
8:40 "possible" hijack of AA 1 1 on Battle Stations

0843: UAL 93 first radar
8:43 data (Newark)

0846: Otis F-15s 0846: AA 1 1 Jfa
0846: AA 1 1 last
8:46 radar data near WTC
scrambled on AA 11 - impacts WTC P^B
distance 153 nm north tower L^J
0852: Otis F-15s
8:52 airborne

AA11 UAL 175
AA 77 UAL 93
USAF Fighters

— IFF ON
IFF OFF
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TIME (EST) FAA NORAD/CONR AA11 UAL 175 AA77 UAL 93
0853: Otis F-1 5s first
8:53 radar data
0857: Boston FAA
8:57 reports AA 1 1 crash
into WTC north tower
0902: UAL 175 last
9:02 radar data near WTC
0903: UAL l/slff"
Fighter-NYC distance
9:02 71 miles / 8 Min
impacts WTC 1
south tower
0905: FAA reports
9:05 possible hijack of
UAL 175
0909: Langley F-1 6s
0909: AA 77 returns
9:09 directed to battle
to radar coverage
stations
0911: FAA reports
9:11 crash into
WTC south tower
0916: FAA reports
9:16 possible hijack of
UAL 93
0924: FAA reports 0924: Langley F-1 6s
9:24 possible hijack AA 77 scrambled on AA 77

AA11 UAL 175
UAL 93
USAF Fighters

— IFF ON
IFF OFF
TIME (EST) FAA NORAD/CONR AA11
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0925: AA 77 reported
9:25 headed toward
Washington D.C.

0927: Boston FAA
reports 5th aircraft
9:27 missing
(Delta 89?)
0930: Langley F-16s
first radar data -
9:30 distance 105nm/12
min
0934: FAA unable to
9:34 locate AA 77
0935: Langley F-16s
9:35 reported airborne
0937: AA 77 last
9:37 radar data near
Pentagon
0940: UAL 93
9:40 transponder off
0941: FAA reports
9:41 Delta 89 possible
hijack

0943: AA 77
9:43

AA11 UAL 175
AA 77 UAL 93
USAF Fighters

— IFF ON
IFF OFF
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TIME (EST) FAA NORAD/CONR AA11 UAL 175 AA77 UAL 93
0946: UAL 93 Fade
9:46 from Detroit radar
0947: Delta 89 lands
9:47 in Cleveland
1001: 103 ACS (CN)
10:01 has radar operational
for NEADS support
1002: UAL 93 last 1002: UAL 93 last
10:02 radar data near radar data near
Shanksville, PA Shanksville, PA
Fighter-UA93 1003: Estimated
10:03 distance 100 miles / UAL 93

1007: FAA reports
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impact U _J
10:07 bomb onboard UAL
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1015: UAL 93
10:15 reported crashed
10:17
1044: Syracuse
10:44 airborne (Cobra and
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Sustained fighter
CAPs established
over Wash DC and
NYC

AA11 UAL 175
UAL 93
USAF Fighters

— IFF ON
...... IFF OFF