911 trivia: Ceecee Lyles: “I’m so sorry, baby.”

United Airlines Flight 93 was the only hijacked plane that didn’t hit its target. The largest reason for…

911 trivia: Tom McGinnis: “You don’t understand. There are people jumping.”

When the planes hit the Twin Towers, the area’s cell phone bandwidth and land lines became overwhelmed with…

911 trivia: Melissa Doi: “I’m going to die, aren’t I?”

Melissa Doi, 32, was a manager at IQ Financial Systems on the 83rd floor of the South Tower,…

911 trivia: Christopher Hanley: “Please hurry.”

For those trapped in the towers, the two most repeated words to emergency response workers may have been…

911 trivia: South Tower Intercom: “Please remain at your desks.”

Why did folks like Rooney and Fetchet remain? Well, partly because they were instructed to. Audio of the…

911 trivia: Brad Fetchet: “I saw a guy fall… all the way down.”

Many of the victims lost in the South Tower align with Sean Rooney’s relatively calm demeanor. While in…

911 trivia: Sean Rooney: Fatal Decision

For family members of those in the South Tower – the second one hit – calls had potential…

911 trivia: Madeline Sweeney: “We are flying way too low.”

Madeline Sweeney was an American Airlines flight attendant for over a decade. On September 11, 2001, she covering…

911 trivia: Rob Sibarium: “I thought we were going into the ocean.”

For many near the impact zones, location meant everything. Despite being three floors above Jim Gartenberg, MetLife Insurance…

911 trivia: Jim Gartenberg: “Take It Easy.”

September 11th was supposed to be Jim Gartenberg’s last day working at the World Trade Center. His employer,…