On this day 18 years ago, America witnessed on of the worst terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.
Today we pay tribute to those lives lost and those brave men and women who put their lives on the line to help their fellow Americans.
This page is dedicated to those 2,753 people
September 11, 2001
8:46 a.m. ET - American Airlines Flight 11 (traveling from Boston to Los Angeles) strikes the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.
9:03 a.m. ET - United Airlines Flight 175 (traveling from Boston to Los Angeles) strikes the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.
9:37 a.m. ET - American Airlines Flight 77 (traveling from Dulles, Virginia, to Los Angeles) strikes the Pentagon Building in Washington.
9:59 a.m. ET - South tower of WTC collapses in approximately 10 seconds.
10:03 a.m. ET - United Airlines Flight 93 (traveling from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco) crashes in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
10:28 a.m. ET - North tower of WTC collapses. The time between the first attack and the collapse of both World Trade Center towers is 102 minutes.