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Timeline: What happened on Sept. 11, 2001

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(Reuters) – Here is a timeline for Sept. 11, 2001, when commercial airliners crashed into the New York World Trade Center twin towers, the Pentagon and, after passengers mounted a counterattack, a Pennsylvania field. Nearly 3,000 people were killed, including more than 2,600 at the World Trade Center, 125 at the Pentagon, and 265 on the four planes. THE HIJACKINGS American Airlines Flight 11 0759 EDT: American Airlines 11 departs from Boston for Los Angeles 0814: The flight has its last routine communication with the ground 0819: A flight attendant calls the airline’s reservation office in Nor…

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