|Airliner Crashes in Pentagon |
Airliner Crashes in Pentagon
American Forces Press Service
Washington D.C. -- (AFPS) September 11, 2001 -- Smoke and flames rose over the Pentagon at about 10 a.m. today following a suspected terrorist crash of a commercial airliner into the side of the building. Part of the building hit collapsed; firefighters continue to battle the flames. The building was evacuated, as were other federal buildings in the Capitol, including the White House.
Photo by Gerry J. Gilmore
The number of casualties is unknown. The Pentagon's workday population is about 24,000. Updates will follow as they come available.