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35,570. Just as the plane makes impact there is a flash ... This flash occurs just before the plane crashes into the North Tower. Dave vonKleist, In Plane Sight
35,571. Again as you look at this footage - slow it down just a little bit - you can see this big flash before this airplane even hits the North Tower. Glen Stanish, Pilots for 9/11 Truth, interview 9/11 Ripple Effect
35,572. Betty Ong: My name is Betty Ong. I’m Number Three in the back. Um the cockpit’s not answering. 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.
Male Voice: Which flight are you on?
Betty Ong: Flight 12.
Operator: And what seat are you in? ... Ma'am, are you there? ...
35,573. Betty Ong: OK my name is Betty Ong. I'm number 3 on Flight 11.
Male Voice: OK.
Betty Ong: And the cockpit is not answering their phone, and there's somebody stabbed in business class, and there's — we can't breathe in business class. Somebody's got mace or something.
Male Voice: Can you describe the person that you said — someone is what in business class?
Betty Ong: I'm sitting in the back. Somebody's coming back from business. If you can hold on for one second, they're coming back ...
Betty Ong: OK our number 1 got stabbed. Our purser is stabbed. Nobody knows who stabbed who, and we can't even get up to business class right now 'cause nobody can breathe. Our number 1 is stabbed right now. And who else is?
Male Voice: OK and do we —
Betty Ong: And our number 5 — our first class passengers are —galley flight attendant and our purser has been stabbed. And we can't get into the cockpit, the door won't open. Hello?
Male Voice: Yeah, I'm taking it down. All the information. We're also, you know, of course, recording this. At this point —
Nydia Gonzalez: This is Operations. What flight number are we talking about?
Male Voice: Flight 12.
Female Voice: Flight 12? OK I'm getting —
Betty Ong: No. We're on Flight 11 right now. This is Flight 11.
American Airlines: OK. You’re the flight attendant?
Betty Ong: Yes ... And the cockpit is not answering their phone ...
American Airlines: OK.
Betty Ong: Our Number One got stabbed. Our first class galley flight attendant and our purser has been stabbed. And we can’t get into the cockpit. The door won’t open.
American Airlines: This is Operations. What flight number are we talking about? ...
35,574. Nydia Gonzalez: She doesn't have any idea who the other passenger might be in first. Apparently they might have spread something so it's — they're having a hard time breathing or getting in that area.
What's going on, Betty? Betty, talk to me. Betty, are you there? Betty? (Inaudible)
OK so we'll like — we'll stay open. We — I think we might have lost her.
35,575. Five men have stormed their way into the cockpit. American 11 has been hijacked. 9/11: Voices From The Air
35,576. Hijacker Mohamed Atta attempts to calm the passengers and accidentally broadcasts over the airwaves. ibid.
35,577. Finally, the fighters are scrambled. ibid.
35,578. Mohamed Atta: We have some planes. Just stay quiet and you’ll be OK. We are returning to the airport. Cockpit voice recorded by air traffic control
35,579. Mohamed Atta: Nobody move. Everything will be OK. If you try to make any move, you’ll endanger yourself and the airplane. Just stay quiet. Cockpit voice recorded by air traffic control
35,580. Mohamed Atta: Nobody move please. We are going back to the airport. Don’t try to make any stupid moves. Cockpit voice recorded by air traffic control
35,581. 8.21 a.m. Somebody in the cockpit turns off the transponder, the device that transmits the plane’s altitude and identity. It can still be tracked but it’s now more difficult. Inside 9/11: Zero Hour
35,582. 8:43 a.m. American Airlines Flight Attendant Amy Sweeney has been on the phone with an airlines supervisor in Boston’s Logan Airport for eleven minutes. She reports that the passengers are under the impression that there’s a routine medical emergency in First Class. About 8.44 a.m. Sweeney reports, ‘We are flying low. We are flying very very low. We are flying way too low.’ Seconds later she says, ‘Oh my God. We are way too low.’ ibid.
35,583. FAA: We have a hijacked aircraft headed towards New York and we need you guys to - we need someone to scramble some F-16s or something up there to help us out.
NEADS: Is this real world or exercise?
FAA: No, this is not an exercise. Not a test.
35,584. NEADS have no location reference for the hijacked plane. But the hijackers are one step ahead of both the military and civilian authorities: they have turned off the transponder. 9/11: The Lost Tapes