On September 11, 2001, 184 people lost their lives when American Flight 77 slammed into the Pentagon. Today, people are surprised to hear that the Pentagon was ever a target. Few know about those who escaped, many terrifyingly close to the impact zone. This is the most complete telling of what happened at the Pentagon on a day that forever changed our world.
Did You Know?
At the 44 minute mark, the director uses stock video of a Polish Air Force F-16 to dramatically show the arrival of a U.S. Air Force F-16 providing Combat Air Patrol duties over the Pentagon. This was in anticipation of a second commercial airliner inbound Washington D.C. However, the Polish Air Force would not, normally, provide Combat Air Patrols within the United States. See more