Video Taken From Plane On 9/11 Shows Shocked Reactions Of People Hearing About Attacks For The First Time

By maks in News On 28th January 2024

Even as recently as last year, victims were still being identified. 

This tragic event not only claimed lives but also ignited the war on terror across the Middle East, Central, and South Asia.

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Four planes were hijacked that day, two of which crashed into the World Trade Center, another into the Pentagon, and the fourth, Flight 93, which tragically crashed after passengers heroically revolted on board. 

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A recently surfaced video captures the reaction of passengers on another flight as they learned about the attacks.

In the video, a staff member can be heard making an announcement over the plane's intercom, informing passengers about the attacks' full extent based on information received from an external source. 

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One might expect panic or loud reactions from the passengers upon hearing such news. However, the video reveals a different response.

There's an eerie calm inside the cabin as the passengers listen in stunned silence, with only a few murmurs of shock and disbelief at the enormity of the situation unfolding before them. 

Some passengers are seen holding their faces in shock, while a woman appears to be tearfully speaking on the phone.

Following these attacks, US airspace was completely closed to civilian flights, an unprecedented move that saw around 5,000 aircraft landing within approximately two hours.

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The repercussions of these attacks are still felt globally today. 

They were orchestrated by Al-Qaeda, the jihadist terrorist organization led by Osama bin Laden, as part of their strategy to challenge US foreign policy.

In response to the September 11 attacks, the United States and its allies launched the war in Afghanistan, a conflict that lasted until 2021. 

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Additionally, in 2003, the Iraq War began with the invasion by the US and its allies.

The aftermath of the wars following 9/11 has been devastating, with estimates suggesting that more than 940,000 people have died due to direct military action, and between 3.6 and 3.8 million as an 'indirect result' of these wars. 

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The impact of these events continues to resonate, shaping international relations and policies to this day.