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Gone, but not forgotten!

By Mike Cunningham On September 11th, 2013


American 77 (Washington/Dulles to Los Angeles)
Crashed into the Pentagon
Charles Burlingame, Captain; David Charlebois, First Officer; Michele Heidenberger, flight attendant; Jennifer Lewis, flight attendant; Kenneth Lewis, flight attendant; and Renee May, flight attendant

American 11 (Boston to Los Angeles)
Crashed into World Trade Center
John Ogonowski, Dracut, Mass., Captain; Thomas McGuinness, Portsmouth, N.H., First Officer; Barbara Arestegui, flight attendant; Jeffrey Collman, flight attendant; Sara Low, flight attendant; Karen Martin, flight attendant; Kathleen Nicosia, flight attendant; Betty Ong, flight attendant; Jean Roger, flight attendant; Dianne Snyder, flight attendant; Madeline Sweeney, flight attendant

United 175 (Boston to Los Angeles)
Crashed into World Trade Center
Victor J. Saracini, Lower Makefield Township, Pa., Captain; Michael Horrocks, First Officer; Amy Jarret, flight attendant; Al Marchand, flight attendant; Amy King, flight attendant; Kathryn Laborie, flight attendant; Michael Tarrou, flight attendant; Alicia Titus, flight attendant; Robert J Fangman, flight attendant

United 93 (Newark to San Francisco)

Crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania

Jason Dahl, Colorado, Captain; Leroy Homer, Marlton, N.J., First Officer; Sandy Bradshaw, flight attendant; CeeCee Lyles, flight attendant; Lorraine Bay, flight attendant; Wanda Green, flight attendant; Deborah Welsh, flight attendant

Rarely mentioned names, equal in sadness to the thousands.


3 Responses to “Gone, but not forgotten!”

  1. The story of one of the brave flight attendants who died was featured on 60 Minutes this past Sunday. They are not forgotten.

  2. Actualy, listening to the recordings of those harrowing phone calls from people in the doomed planes and buildings, you can’t help but be struck by the differences between calls made by crew and by civilians caught up in the horror in the normal routines.
    Whereas the civilians are naturally distraught and in despair, the crew, especially flight attendant Betty Ong, listed above, although her call is every bit as moving, were contained and professional to the end. Very impressive.

  3. Noel – There is a documentary by two French brothers who had spent the summer at a NYC Firehouse. They got some of the best film of the day as they accompanied firemen into the towers. I have always been struck whenever I watched it by the faces of the firemen. No false bravado, very grave faces, but they continued on with their jobs.