A series of photos shows hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 as it strikes the south tower of the World Trade Center at 9:03 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, and then explodes. A giant hole in the north tower shows where it was hit by American Airlines Flight 11, 43 minutes earlier. A total of 2,753 people died in the al-Qaida-sponsored terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Miriam Horrocks, seated, with 6-year-old son Michael, is presented with the U.S. flag by a U.S. Marine Corps honor guard following a funeral Mass on Sept. 17 in Media, Pa., for her late husband. Michael Horrocks, 38, was killed when hijacked United Airlines Flight 175, which he was co-piloting, crashed into the south tower of the World Trade Center.
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As the north tower of the World Trade center burns in the background, United Airlines Flight 175 is lined up to strike the south tower at 9:03 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. Terrorists took over that flight and also American Airlines Flight 11, crashing the planes into the twin towers.
25 Most Powerful Photos : Hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into The South Tower of The World Trade Center and explodes at 9:03 am September 11,2001 in New York City,U.S.A.(Note: Now know all over the world as 9-11)
United Airlines Flight 175 heading towards the south tower of the World Trade Center / this article is a whole collection of stories and quotes from the Columbia Center for Oral History / "What is amazing is that in that moment, there was a moment before — that we saw that plane, that second plane — and there was a moment after, and it’s like two different worlds, those two moments. I mean, literally, I can feel like I can remember the exact second when the whole world changed and my life…