Their Last Moments: Powerful Images Snapped Before Tragedy Struck
Apple| | By Jason Owen
September 11, 2001
It is widely considered a day to change the course of modern history, when 19 al-Qaida terrorist group members hijacked four commercial airliners to fly them into buildings in New York and Washington, D.C. In total, the attacks claimed the lives of 2,996 people.
Here, United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into the South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City at 9:03 a.m.