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9/11: Recordings of dramatic phone calls reveal horror of World Trade Center terror attacks

9/11: Recordings of dramatic phone calls reveal horror of World Trade Center terror attacks


'We're on the floor and we can't breathe, and it's very, very, very hot'

Among the most strong parts of the 11 September assaults were the phone chronicles of a portion of the casualties. 

Crisis calls were made to 911 dispatchers and relatives, as individuals got up to speed in the abomination thought about the seriousness of their circumstances. 

Some originated from the four commandeered flying machine, which crushed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. 

These are a portion of the calls made upon the arrival of the assault.
Melissa Doi
Businesswoman Melissa Doi, 32, worked on the 83rd floor of the South Tower in the World Trade Centre.
She and five other people became trapped in an office after United Airlines Flight 175 smashed into the tower. Her call recorded her talking with a New York Police Department dispatcher.
Asked if anyone had arrived to rescue her, Ms Doi replied: "Well, there's no one here yet, and the floor's completely engulfed. We're on the floor and we can't breathe, and it's very, very, very hot."
Later, she asked the operator: "Can you stay on the line with me, please? I feel like I'm dying."
Kevin Cosgrove
Insurance executive Kevin Cosgrove, 46, was also trapped in the South Tower and speaking to an emergency dispatcher. 
“We’re young men,” he said, while pleading for oxygen. “We’re not ready to die.”
He said later: “My wife thinks I’m all right. I called and said I was leaving the building and that I was fine and then — bang [the plane impacted].”
The call ended with Mr Cosgrove screaming as the tower collapsed. 
Betty Ong
Betty Ong was a flight attendant on board American Airlines Flight 11, which hit the North Tower of the World Trade Centre. 
She relayed to American Airlines that her plane had been hijacked and that some members of the crew had been stabbed.
 
She also relayed other important information, including that access to the cabin was blocked, and a mace-like substance had been dispersed on board. 
“The cockpit's not answering,” she said. “Somebody's stabbed in business class and—I think there's mace—that we can't breathe. I don't know, I think we're getting hijacked.”

9/11: Recordings of dramatic phone calls reveal horror of World Trade Center terror attacks 9/11: Recordings of dramatic phone calls reveal horror of World Trade Center terror attacks Reviewed by world pet on September 11, 2017 Rating: 5

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