Arlington County officials honor 9/11 victims with wreath laying ceremony

  • Source: WUSA-TV 9 News
  • Published: 09/12/2019 12:00 AM

It was a moment that lived in infamy 18 years ago, 35 minutes into American Airlines Flight 77 to Los Angeles, five terrorists hijacked the cabin, crashing the plane into the west side of the Pentagon building in Arlington County, Va. The impact killed all 184 people on board, victims were honored this morning at the Arlington County government plaza Local Arlington County officials, members of the military, commanders and first responders attended a moment of silence at 9:37 a.m., the exact time when the plane collided into the Pentagon. After the moment of silence, a ceremonial wreath was then placed under the flag pole to honor those killed.


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