It has been speculated that The Falling Man, a famous photograph of a man dressed in white falling headfirst on September 11 , was an employee at Windows on the World . Although his identity has never been conclusively established, he was believed to be Jonathan Briley, an audio technician at the restaurant.
Last Elevator Down Michael Nestor, Liz Thompson and Richard Tierney were three of the four passengers on the last elevator down from Windows on the World . Everybody who was at Windows on the World at the time of impact on Sept. 11 — approximately 170 men and women — perished.
the World Trade Center
Clark was one of only 18 people in the South Tower to escape from a floor where the plane struck , escaping from his office on floor 84. No one escaped at or above the impact point in the North Tower.
Some 15 people below floor 22 survived the collapse of WTC 1, later escaping or being rescued from the rubble. Only 18 people escaped from the impact zone of the South Tower (floors 77 to 85) after it was struck by United Airlines Flight 175, and no-one escaped from the floors above it.
Stanley Praimnath (born 1956) is a survivor of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. He worked as an executive for Fuji Bank on the 81st floor of the South Tower ( WTC 2 ), the second tower struck that day.
8:46:40: Flight 11 crashes into the north face of the North Tower (1 WTC) of the World Trade Center, between floors 93 and 99.
During the recovery effort at the World Trade Center site, workers recovered and identified dozens of remains from Flight 11 victims, but many body fragments could not be identified.
Two of the planes, American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 , crashed into the North and South towers, respectively, of the World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan. Within an hour and 42 minutes, both 110-story towers collapsed.
Palmer led the team of firefighters that reached the 78th floor of the South Tower, the floor where the plane had struck the building.
About 80–90% of the settled WTC Dust , ranging in particle size from ~2.5 μm upward, was a highly alkaline mixture of crushed concrete, gypsum, and synthetic vitreous fibers (SVFs) that was readily resuspendable by physical disturbance and low-velocity air currents.
The aircraft crashed into Tower Two (the South Tower) of the World Trade Center at 09:03. United Airlines Flight 175 .
|Fatalities||65 (including 5 hijackers)|
No one above the impact zone of the North Tower survived . Of those who died in the South Tower , only seven were below where the plane entered, and 619 were either in or above the point of impact.