SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Several hundred people braved gray, threatening skies to attend today’s dedication of the Flight 93 National Memorial Visitor Center on a Pennsylvania hilltop where United Flight 93 crashed on Sept 11, 14 years ago.
The visitor center complex will be opened later around 10 a.m. following remarks by the director of the National Park Service, the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.
On Friday, there will be an official observance starting at 9:45 a.m. with remarks by NBC News Correspondent Jim Miklaszewski. The jet crashed at 10:03 a.m,. killing all 40 passengers and crew and the four al-Qaida hijackers.