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Re: Horrible world trade center crash, traffic effect

  • From: Gwendolynn ferch Elydyr
  • Date: Tue Sep 11 09:59:19 2001

On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> > FYI, 2 planes crashed into the world trade center.
> > Sounds like on purpose.
> > Not to be ghoulish, but the traffic impact is looking to be fairly large
> > on the 'net (and on the PSTN in the NYC area).
> Just to add a few points:
> All VHF TV stations except for CBS 2 are off the air, many radio stations
> are off the air, and it's largely impossible to get a call in.  All
> bridges and tunnels are closed (which I assume includes the PATH).

...and news now includes the white house and the pentagon being evacutated,
the pentagon due to an airplane crash - the white house due to a fire.

This shows a pretty impressive degree of coordination.

Beyond that, all US airports have been closed.

Gonna be a long day.

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