- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 11, 2001

CHICAGO, Sept. 11 (UPI) — United Airlines today confirmed one of itsplanes crashed outside Pittsburgh shortly after two planes crashed into theWorld Trade Center in New York.
United said it had no word on how many people were aboard Flight 93, aBoeing 757 heading from Newark, N.J., to San Francisco.
"At 10:15 a.m. United Airlines confirmed one of its flights has crashednear Pittsburgh," a statement issued by the airline said. "Flight 93, aBoeing 757 originating in Newark was bound for San Francisco. United isdeeply concerned (about) a further flight, United Airlines 175, a Boeing 767from Boston to Los Angeles.
"On behalf of the airline, CEO James E. Goodwin said the thought ofeveryone at United, the passengers and crew of these flights are in ourprayers. Our prayers are also with everyone on the ground who may have beeninvolved in today's tragic events.
"United is working with all relevant authorities including the FBI toobtain further information on these flights. In the meantime, in line withFAA directives, a worldwide groundstop on all flights continues."


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