The Pentagon after the 9/11 attack – in pictures. The FBI has released previously unseen images of the devastation caused by the 11 September 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon, when the hijacked American Airlines flight 77 crashed into the headquarters of the US department of defence in Arlington County, Virginia, killing 189 people.Was the Pentagon attacked on 911?
in: 9/11 Pentagon Attack. The 9/11 Pentagon Attack was the September 11, 2001 attack on the pentagon in which a Boeing 757 jetliner, supposedly hijacked by terrorists, crashed into the pentagon killing all passengers and crew as well as several employees in the Pentagon itself.Did plane hit Pentagon?
The Pentagon plane did not hit the building full frontal, but at an angle. This was intentional because the terrorists wanted to do maximum damage, so they angled the plane to hit multiple sections of the building. This also caused the wings to hit a seemingly lesser area of the outside wall than they "should" have.