Source Logan ATCT Transcript ZBW R46Controller Transcript Logan ATCT Transcript Dulles ATCT Transcript Satori and

84m Rades data ZBW R46 Transcript ZBW R46 Transcript ATCSCC Position 15; FAA ZBW Transcript from ZBW TMU Severe Weather Position (dated 9/1 5/01) ZBW R46 Transcript FAA ZBW Transcript from ZBW TMU Severe Weather Position (dated 9/1 5/01) ZBW Transcript from MOS Position (dated 9/1 9/01)

Time (EDT) 8:00 a.m. 8:13:47 8:14 8:20 8:20:48 8:24:38 8:24:56 8:27:50

Summary (When summaries are not in quotation marks, source was paraphrased) AAL 1 1 departs Boston Logan International Airport. All communications with Boston Tower and Boston Departure Control were routine and normal. Pete Zalewski instructs AAL 1 1 to climb and maintain FL 350. AAL 1 1 does not respond to this and subsequent radio transmissions from FAA controllers. UAL 175 departs Boston Logan International Airport. All communications with Boston Tower and Boston Departure Control were routine and normal. AA 77 departs Washington Dulles International Airport. All communications with Dulles Tower and Dulles Departure Control were routine and normal. The transponder signal indicating speed, altitude and flight information for AAL 1 1 was lost on the ZBW radar displays. ZBW Controller R46 hears radio transmission subsequently determined to be AAL 1 1 hijacker stating, "we have some planes. Just stay quiet and you'll be okay. We are returning to the airport." ZBW Controller R46 hears second radio transmission subsequently determined to be AAL 1 1 hijacker stating, "nobody move. Everything will be okay. If you try to make any moves you'll endanger yourself and the airplane. Just stay quiet." ZBW TMU Severe Weather Position (probably Dan Bueno) calls "Tony" (probably "Anthony Smith" per FAA roster of employees on duty on9-l 1) at Herndon Command Center and advises him that they believe AAL 1 1 is "a possible hijack situation." (This appears to be the first notice to ATCSCC from ZBW regarding AAL 11) ZBW Controller R46 overhears third radio transmission subsequently determined to be AAL 1 1 hijacker stating, "nobody move please we are going back to the airport don't try to make any stupid moves." ZBW TMU Severe Weather Position (probably Dan Bueno) calls Cape Tracon (K90) and asks Cape Tracon to contact Otis AFB and request Otis to scramble fighter pilots on AAL 1 1 . Joe Cooper from ZBW MOS Position calls NEADS and talks to Major Dawn Deskins. ZBW MOS Cooper tells NEADS that ZBW has "a hijacked aircraft headed towards the New York metro area" and asks if NEADS could "send someone up there, some F-Sixteens or something help us out maybe out, maybe out of Otis." At 8:40:35, ZBW gives NEADS current latitude and longitude coordinates on AAL 1 1 and gives last known altitude of FL 290. Log reads "possible hijack AA 1 1 Fit" ZBW TMU Position (Dan Bueno) calls "Tony" at ATCSCC East Position and asks Tony to connect him to New York Tracon. ZBW TMU advises New York Tracon that AAL 1 1 is a

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NEADS MCC Tech Log FAA ZBW Transcript from ZBW TMU Severe Weather

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Position (dated 9/15/01) FAA Cape Tracon (K90) Supervisor's Position Transcript (dated 10/10/03) FAA ZBW Transcript from ZBW TMU Severe Weather Position (dated 9/1 5/01) NEADS MCC Tech Log Satori; FAA "Summary of Air Traffic Hijack Events" (Source AAT-20) FAA "Summary of Air Traffic Hijack Events" (Source AAT-20) FAA Cape Tracon (K90) Supervisor's Position Transcript (dated 10/10/03) Satori; FAA "Summary of Air Traffic Hijack Events" (Source AAT-20) ZNY Controller R 42 Position Transcript NEADS MCC Tech Log ZNY Controller R 42 Position Transcript ZNY Controller R 42 Position Transcript NEADS MCC Tech Log ZNY Controller R 42 Position Transcript 8:41:28 8:43:08 8:46 8:46:31 8:46:35 8:46:48 8:46:48 8:51:43 8:52 8:54:07 8:54:16 to 8:57:14 8:57 8:57:52

"possible hijack", is traveling "northwest of Albany", the plane is now "out by Sparta losing speed very rapidly [and] we believe he's a primary only and ah we believe he's in the descent [and] that's why he's slowing down." NEADS (i.e., Huntress) is on the line with Otis Tower, Cape Approach (K90), and Giant Killer and NEADS advises all parties that NEADS is "placing Panta Four-Five, Four-Six on battle stations." Cape Tracon (K90) calls ZBW TMU Unit to advise ZBW that Cape Tracon called Otis for help and Otis told Cape Tracon they needed a "NEADS authorization." ZBW TMU tells Cape Tracon that ZBW is working with NEADS and NEADS "should be calling you now." Log reads "FMH [i.e., Otis fighters] scrambled @ tt on AA 1 1" Primary radar tracking of AAL 1 1 was lost. AAL 1 1 impacts World Trade Center's North Tower (WTC 1) NEADS (Huntress) calls Otis Tower and Giant Killer and "authenticates" the order for "an active air defense scramble for Panta FQur-Five, Four-Six". UAL 175's assigned transponder code of 1470 changed, first to code 3020, then to code 3321. ZNY Controller R42 radios UAL 175 and states, "United 175 recycle your transponder and squawk code of 1470." UAL 175 does not respond to this and subsequent attempts by ZNY R42 to contact UAL 175. Log reads "FMH A/B @ tt on AA 1 1" USA 583 pilot calls ZBW R42 on the frequency and states, "getting uh reports on, over the radio of uh a commuter plane hitting the World Trade Center. Is that uh nordo seven six still in the air?" ZNY R42 vectors another aircraft, Delta Airlines Flight 2433 towards the aircraft squawking beacon code 3321 (later determined to be UAL 175) and asks the DAL 2433 pilot to identify the type aircraft. At 8:57:08 the DAL 2433 pilot states, "looks like a United uh seven six, two hundred as far as I can tell." Log reads "Boston FAA says hijack A/C crashed into World Trade Center" ZNY R42 tells ZNY R09 "we might have a hijack over here, two of them."

ZNY Satori; Radar data Transcript of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position

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NEADS MCC Tech Log NEADS MCC Tech Log NEADS transcript of MCC Position NEADS MCC Tech Log NEADS MCC Tech Log Transcript of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position Transcript of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position NEADS MCC Tech Log Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position

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UAL 175 impacts World Trade Center's South Tower (WTC 2) NEADS background voice states, "they have a possible second hijack . . . United 175 is the other aircraft, Mode three is 3321." At 9:09:43, NEADS female voice at Position ID1 states she got "United 175 information from New York" and background voice states, "from New York military guy." In an interview with NC staff, Robert Felser, ZNY MOS on 9-1 1, confirmed he called NEADS to inform them about UAL 175. Log reads "United 175 possible hijack Bos-Lax Log reads "UAL 175 id as 767 NEADS MCC Nasypany tells first says to tell Major Fox to "scramble Langley, send them in the same location" and immediately thereafter Nasypany states, "battle stations only at Langley." Log reads "LFI [i.e., Langley fighters] on B/S @ tt for hijack threat" Log reads "Both hijacks UAL 175 and AL 1 1 hit World Trade Center" ZNY MOS Robert Felser calls NEADS ID Section and confirms "United 175 is the second aircraft to crash into the World Trade Center." NEADS ID Technician calls ZBW MOS Colin Scoggins to get souls on board and tail number for UAL 175. Scoggins gives NEADS UAL 175 tail number "N612UA" and estimate of 75 souls on board. Log reads "United tail # N612UA / 75 sob/" ZBW MOS Colin Scoggins calls NEADS to advise he heard a report from "Washington Center" that AAL 1 1 "is still in the air and on its way towards - heading towards Washington."

Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position

NEADS ID Technician calls ZDC and asks for "mode 3" and any other amplifying information on the report received from ZBW that AAL 1 1 was "still in the air" and "on its way to Washington." 9:23 NEADS ID Technician Shelly Watson calls ZNY and advises ZNY that NEADS just received a report that AAL 1 1 is still airborne and headed towards Washington. The ZNY representative is unaware of this report and gives NEADS the ZNY watch desk telephone number to call. During this call Watson shouts out the tail number "November 334 Alpha Alpha" (N334AA) for AAL 11 and, in a background voice, Master Sgt. Dooley repeats the AAL 11 tail number to the SOCC floor. 9:23:30 ZBW MOS Scoggins calls NEADS ID Technician to report that ZBW "did hear from (call starts) Washington that there is an aircraft, they believe its American 1 1 , and he is southwest (UI). We just don't have a point." In response to Scoggins' request to Terry Biggio for the latest information that ZBW had on AAL 11, Biggio states, "[t]here may be three airplanes. They're missing - there are two confirmed and they're missing a third." Scoggins then states "we don't know if it's an American" and "we don't have the call sign of the third aircraft yet."

NEADS MCC Tech Log NEADS MCC Tech Log NEADS MCC Tech Log Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position NEADS MCC Tech Log NEADS MCC Tech Log Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position

NEADS MCC Tech Log Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position NEADS MCC Tech Log Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID)

Log reads "American Airlines # N334 AA hijacked" Log reads "Hijack AA Fit headed to Wash D.C." Log reads "LFI scrambled on AA Fit @ 1324Z" NEADS ID Technician calls ZDC to ask them if they have any "lat-long" on the AAL 1 1 heading towards Washington. ZDC representative says ZBW is not getting the information on AAL 1 1 from ZDC because ZDC is "under the premise" that AAL 1 1 "has already crashed into the Trade Center." 9:27 Log reads "Boston FAA says another A/C is missing" 9:34 Log reads "American 77 Fit ID LA lost/unable to locate" Just previous to this call, NEADS ID Technician tells ZNY OMIC to call ZDC and advise ZDC 9:34:02 (call that NEADS wants to speak to them. The ZDC OMIC calls NEADS ID Technician and at 9:34:02 states, "let me tell you this, I, we, been looking, we have also lost American 77 ... begins at Indianapolis Center was working this guy . . . at flight level 350. However, they lost radar with 9:32:27 and ends at him, they lost contact with him, they lost everything, and they don't have any idea where he is or what happened." 9:35:25) 9:35 Log reads "LFI airborne @ tt" ZBW MOS Scoggins calls NEADS ID Technician to inform NEADS of "latest report, aircraft 9:35:05 VFR six miles southeast of the White House . . . he's moving away . . . six [miles] southwest of the White House deviating away ... we just had a tel-com . . . we're just on a tel-com . . . we just heard that and wanted to make sure you got that information." 9:39 ZBW MOS Scoggins calls NEADS and states "third aircraft, Delta 1989 ... we believe it is" a hijacked aircraft. 9:39:24 9:40:50 9:41 9:45 Following up on the information she received from ZDC that AAL 77 was lost somewhere in Indianapolis Center, NEADS ID Technician Watson calls ZID and ZID provides NEADS with a last known latitude-longitude of 3841 - 08252 at 8:56 a.m. for AAL 77. ZBW MOS Scoggins calls NEADS ID to advise NEADS of report that an aircraft just hit the Pentagon. He then states, "I can't confirm that." Log reads "Delta 89 possible hijack Bos/Vegas" NEADS ID Technician calls ZOB to advise NEADS received a report that DAL 1989 was a confirmed hijacked aircraft and is in Cleveland's sector "right now." She gives ZOB representative the MCC telephone number so ZOB can call NEADS back with any amplifying information on DAL 1989. ZBW MOS Scoggins tells NEADS "reference Delta 1989, they did reach him on ACARS . . . and they got him on ACARS, told him to land in Cleveland, he acknowledged he would land in

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Position NEADS MCC Tech Log NEADS MCC Tech Log Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 7 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position Transcript (Alderson) of NEADS Channel 4 (ID) Position NEADS MCC Tech Log NEADS MCC Tech Log Add Shoot Down Order Add Defcon 3 Add Herndon CC discussion re: UAL 93 9:45 9:47 9:50

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Cleveland, so he might not be a hijack . . . he acknowledged on ACARS, he did not acknowledge by frequency, so he still could be [a hijack], we're just not sure" Log reads "B089 forward told" Log reads "Delta 89 will land in Cleveland (possible)" NEADS calls ZBW MOS. NEADS asks for all last known information on AAL 1 1 . Scoggins gives information to NEADS and says he is not sure if AAL 1 1 is "the one who went to JFK or if he's the one that went to Washington." Scoggins then summarizes that there have been 3 crashes; two crashes at the World Trade Center and one at the Pentagon. However, ZBW knows about only 2 call signs: AAL 1 1 and UAL 175 related to the 3 crashes. NEADS background female voice (sounds like Master Sgt. Dooley) states Delta "1989 is no hijack, landing in Cleveland as a precautionary measure." NEADS ID Technician calls ZBW MOS Scoggins to advise ZBW that NEADS received a report indicating DAL 1989 was not a hijacked aircraft and was landing at Cleveland for precautionary measures. NEADS ID Technician calls ZID and tells them that DAL 1989 "is not a hijacked aircraft. He's taking precautionary measures; he's landing at Cleveland Center. However, we do have four fighters launched on that aircraft just to be sure." ZOB calls NEADS ID Technician to tell them to "disregard" Delta 1989 and advise NEADS that UAL 93 has "a bomb on board" Log reads "Bomb on board UAL 93 over Pittsburg {sic} 1527 M-3" Log reads "UAL 93 down north of Camp David (Bomb)"

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