On Tuesday September 11 2001,United Airlines Flight 175 was a scheduled domestic
passenger flight from Logan International Airport , in
Boston , Massachusetts, to Los Angeles International Airport , in Los Angeles, California was
hijacked by five al-Qaeda terrorists and flown into the
South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing all 65 people aboard and an unconfirmed number in the building’s impact zone.
Brian David Sweeney tried calling his wife, Julie, at 08:58, but ended up leaving a message, telling her that the plane had been hijacked. He then called his parents at 9:00 a.m. and spoke with his mother, Louise. Sweeney told his mother about the hijacking and mentioned that passengers were considering storming the cockpit and taking control of the aircraft.
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