Why did fbi agents feel “hindered” in their investigations of Islamic Terrorism?



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Why
did it
happen?




Things we need to know about September 11

October 25, 1999 – The jet carrying golfer Payne Stewart from Florida to Texas flies off course. Air traffic controllers alert the military, who send F-16s to intercept the flight. Response time: 21 minutes

July 16, 2002 – A group of entertainers from India on a flight to New York become excited at seeing the New York City skyline. Flight attendants alert authorities, and F-16s intercept the flight and escort it to the runway. Response time: 17 minutes

September 11, 2001 - Only after both of the World Trade Center towers had been hit and a third hijacked plane was known to be heading towards Washington DC did the US military dispatch fighter jets to patrol the skies of our Capitol, called in from Langley Air Force base, 130 miles away. The D.C. Air Guard is located at Andrews Air Force Base, less than ten miles from the Pentagon
Elapsed time of hijackings: 1 hour 42 minutes






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