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A Plane Crash Reignites 9/11 Anxiety

Short | 02:48

Two months after September 11, 2001, American Airlines Flight 587 fell from the sky into a neighborhood in Queens, NY. A traumatized city is forced to consider the terrifying prospect that another terrorist act may be the reason.


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On a Monday morning in November 2001, a passenger plane slams into a neighborhood in Queens, NY. A community, still in shock over the events of 9/11, is plunged back into panic and chaos. Was it another terrorist attack, a case of pilot error, or does the popular Airbus A300 have a fatal design flaw? Follow FBI and NTSB agents in their joint examination of one of the worst air disasters in U.S. history, one that left 265 people dead, a nation in the grip of fear, and investigators scrambling for answers.

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