Boeing Co. confirmed the rusted metal part from a Boeing 767 is a trailing edge flap support structure, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. It helps secure wing flaps that aid in regulating plane speed.
More than 11 and a half years later, the battle continues over where to house unidentified 9/11 remains at the World Trade Center site.
The memorial has added a $2 service fee to online and phone reservations. But the Memorial Foundation said the fee is temporary.
A group of Sept. 11 families is pressing on with its fight over a plan to put unidentified remains from the 2001 attacks in the museum at the World Trade Center site.
Military installations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks.
The hearings set to begin Monday are closed to the public, but victims’ families were invited to watch the proceedings via closed-circuit television.
A group of mostly parents of slain firefighters argued a plan for a repository inside the memorial museum – seven stories down at bedrock – is disrespectful.
The group 9/11 Parents And Families of Firefighters And World Trade Center Victims has sued the city for not releasing a list of all victims’ families.
Some 9/11 victims’ family members want to have the National Park Service run the museum and memorial the World Trade Center site, WCBS 880′s Monica Miller reported.
Retired Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches, who lost his son on 9/11, is spending the day watching the proceedings via closed circuit at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn along with about three-dozen other families.
“These are the guys that murdered my son, I want them to get justice,” FDNY Deputy Chief Jim Riches said. “For me, the proper punishment for them would be the death penalty and I hope that’s what they get.”
On the day the towers fell Jordan Lifander was really a volunteer in Cedarhurst on Long Island. He did not “survive” the disaster any more than those of us who watched it on television.
The families are meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder about the FBI inquiry into the allegations that Rupert Murdoch’s media empire may have tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims.
In addition to laying a wreath at the site of the collapsed Twin Towers, President Obama met with first responders, police officers and family members of those killed.
A small group of 9/11 families met with President Barack Obama Thursday during his visit to Ground Zero — four days after he announced the death of Osama bin Laden.
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