President praises '40 heroes' of Flight 93 on 9/11 observance in Shanksville

Note of recognition for 9/11 passengers' bravery

In a field amid rolling hills, the 93-foot edifice was dedicated to the passengers on board who, after learning terrorists had moments before hit the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, made a decision to fight the terrorists who hijacked their jetliner.

In all, almost 3,000 people were killed on september 11, 2001, when terrorists hijacked a total of four commercial planes and flew them into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania field.

"America's future is not written by our enemies".

He paid tribute to victims at the new memorial as several services took place around the country to mark 17 years since the terror attacks.

"Today we mourn their loss, share their story and we commemorate their incredible valour. we remember the moment America fought back".

"This memorial is now a message to the world".

"We honor their sacrifice by pledging to never flinch in the face of evil and to do whatever it takes to keep America safe", Trump said.

• A Patriot Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 US 301 N in Tampa at 9:30 a.m. that includes key note speakers and procession of a 135-pound steel beam salvaged from one of the World Trade Center towers.

A short while earlier in Trump's native NY, at Ground Zero, there was a minute's silence at 8:46 am (1246 GMT), the moment the first of two hijacked airliners struck the World Trade Center.

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Those aboard United Flight 93, told over the phone by their loved ones that two other passengers jets had smashed into New York's World Trade Center, tried to regain control of their aircraft.

Flight 93 was the fourth plane.

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lauded the men and women of United Flight 93 for saving countless lives when they struggled with hijackers on September 11, 2001 and called the field where the plane went down a monument to "American defiance".

More than 1,000 victims remain unidentified.

All 59 passengers and crew aboard the flight were killed, along with another 125 personnel working in the Pentagon.

"Last year, President Trump signed the largest increase in our national defense in a generation", Pence said.

Donald Trump has been branded insensitive after greeting supporters with a double fist-pump ahead of a 9/11 memorial.

A total of nearly 3,000 people were killed on September 11, 2001.

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