A flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was consumed in a fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, the National Park Service said Saturday.
A fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania has burned three administrative buildings.
The memorial marks the spot where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in a field about 75 miles southeast of Pittsburgh after passengers fought back against hijackers.
Chris shares his thoughts and recollections on 9/11 and talks to the first Secretary of Homeland Security, Tom Ridge, and Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, Ed Turzanski, about state of the country 11 years later and to CBS News Reporter Heather Bosch live from Ground Zero. He also talks to Rich Zeoli about the FBI raid and arrest of Trenton Mayor Tony Mack.
Panetta visited the memorial Monday for the first time, paying his respects to the 40 passengers and crew members who died during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
As we approached Shanksville, we were watching the movie “Flight 93”. It put me right back in the moment of September 11th 2001, as we were watching what went on right above us 10 years ago.
The news of Osama bin Laden’s death spread quickly, but the mood was more solemn as people gathered to remember the heroes of Flight 93.
Former Secretary of Homeland Security and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge says he never doubted that someday Osama bin Laden would be brought to justice.