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(After 10:06 a.m.) September 11, 2001: Michigan Fighters Diverted Toward Flight 1989

At some point after Flight 93 crashes, NORAD diverts “unarmed Michigan Air National Guard fighter jets that happened to be flying a training mission in northern Michigan since the time of the first attack.” (Associated Press 8/30/2002) The 9/11 Commission concludes these fighters and fighters from Ohio are scrambled for Delta Flight 1989, a flight that was never hijacked or even out of contact. Meanwhile, reportedly, no fighters are scrambled after Flight 93 at all, which has already crashed. (9/11 Commission 6/17/2004)


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