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9:41 a.m. September 11, 2001: Passenger Mark Bingham Makes Two Unsuccessful Attempted Calls from Flight 93

Mark Bingham, a passenger on Flight 93, makes two attempts at calling his mother, Alice Hoglan, from the plane after his previous call with her was cut off, but both attempts are unsuccessful. [Federal Bureau of Investigation, 9/17/2001; 9/11 Commission, 5/13/2004 pdf file] Bingham tries making the calls using a GTE Airfone near the back of the plane. [9/11 Commission, 5/13/2004 pdf file; McMillan, 2014, pp. 122] He has just spoken to Hoglan, but the call broke off after less than three minutes (see (9:37 a.m.) September 11, 2001). [Federal Bureau of Investigation, 9/11/2001; 9/11 Commission, 5/13/2004 pdf file] He tries calling her again a minute and a half after that call ended, but dials the wrong number by mistake. He tries calling her once more 33 seconds later, but despite dialing the correct number this time, the attempt is unsuccessful. The first of these unsuccessful calls lasts 0 seconds while the second lasts three seconds, according to information that will later be derived from a study of GTE Airfone records of calls from Flight 93. [9/11 Commission, 5/13/2004 pdf file] Hoglan will make no mention of her phone ringing at the time her son attempts these two calls when she is interviewed by the FBI about her experiences this morning. [Federal Bureau of Investigation, 9/11/2001; Federal Bureau of Investigation, 9/17/2001]

Entity Tags: Alice Hoglan, Mark Bingham

Timeline Tags: Complete 911 Timeline, 9/11 Timeline


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