By Dean Weber

Does destiny, accident, or divine intervention steer us to the main occasions in our lives? while a bit boy, I had continually desired to fly. My earliest goals have been approximately flying like Superman, jetting round simply utilizing my fingers as wings. i ultimately acquired a level in Aeronautical Engineering, and the USAF taught me tips on how to fly airplanes. Later, on the airways, I grew to become a Captain, occupying the "left seat." I had created my dream job.

On 11th of September, i'll were piloting a "transcon" flying journey, probably together with a visit from Boston to l. a., or from Washington D.C. to l. a.. The Sept. 11 terrorist hijackings have been my routes and my airplane, the Boeing 757 and 767. The terrorists can have selected one among my flights. in its place, i used to be on holiday with my relations, status around the road from the White residence whilst the assaults came about. We felt and heard American airways Flight seventy seven because it crashed into the Pentagon, eternally altering my perspective.

Less than one month after flying used to be resumed following September 11, a deranged passenger broke down my cockpit door with the reason to kill the "terrorist pilots" he inspiration have been flying the aircraft. whereas trying to land, I later figured out we have been nearly shot down by way of F-16's. this can be my tale, yet what approximately Sep 11 itself? How might it have occurred within the first position? On our soil? How may well this occur to the main robust nation the area has ever recognized? To the rustic with its intelligence neighborhood, with its army, with our a long time of struggling with adversaries all over the world? We have been sitting geese! used to be September 11 a hoax? used to be 9-11 a central authority conspiracy like a few imagine the moon landings have been faked via the U.S. executive?

Seen throughout the prism of the 11th of September fee findings, we will study the mess ups of the intelligence group, the army, the inability of a transparent executive coverage, and the mismanagement of the guidelines that have been in position, all of which ended in the Sept. 11 assaults. Will one other Sep 11 take place back? Have we discovered the challenging classes to insure that it'll no longer occur again?

This e-book solutions those severe questions and gives my viewpoint of Sept. 11 from a pilot's aspect of view.

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