WTC 9/11 share and attribute user slagheap, via Flickr. Ground Zero, New York City, N.Y. (Sept. 17, 2001) -- An aerial view shows only a small portion of the crime scene where the World Trade Center collapsed following the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. Surrounding buildings were heavily damaged by the debris and massive force of the falling twin towers. Released U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Eric J. Tilford.
September 11, 2001, 9:05 am. President George W. Bush being told by Chief of Staff Andrew Card about the second plane hitting the World Trade Center while in a classroom at Emma Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida.