Sunday, March 16, 2008

The Air Traffic Controllers of 9/11

NBC 52 min. Watch on Google.

Aired on the first anniversary of 9/11. The air traffic controllers in charge of the skies over America on the morning of 9/11 witnessed the nightmare. What these professionals witnessed, even now, is hard to fathom and what they did was extraordinary, unprecedented and a first in aviation history - within four hours from when controllers lost contact with the first airliner they safely cleared the U.S. skies of over 3,000 planes.

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