The attacks of the 11 of September of 2001 (commonly denominated like 9/11 in the Anglo-Saxon world and 11-S inSpain and Latin America), were a series of suicidal attacks that implied the kidnapping of four passenger airplanes on the part of 19 members of the yihadistanetwork Al-Qaida.1
They were divided in four groups of kidnappers, each of them with a pilot who would be in charge to pilot the airplane once already reducedthe crew of the cabin. Both first airplanes were those of the flights 11 of American Airlines and 175 of United Airlines that were starred against the twintowers of the World Trade Center, an airplane against each tower, causing that both collapsed in the two following hours. [Mentions required]
The thirdkidnapped airplane was the one of flight 77 of American Airlines that supposedly hit against the corner of the Pentagon, in Virginia. The fourth airplane, that wasthe one of flight 93 of United Airlines, that did not reach any objective since the passengers and crew tried to regain the control and, due to that, crashedin an abort field, in Shanks Ville, Pennsylvania.
Aside from the 19 kidnappers there were 2,973 passed away people confirmed and 24 continue desaparecidas.2This attack characterized by the use of airplanes like armament, creating a situation of anywhere in the world western greater fear and beginning the Waragainst the terrorism. The attacks of the 11 of September of the 2001 were described by the Security Council of United Nations as horrible terrorist attacks.