President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are each traveling Friday to Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to honor the nearly 3,000 casualties in the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history.
Trump is scheduled to be at the memorial from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Judd Deere, a White House spokesman, has said the president and first lady Melania Trump would visit the site “to honor and remember the lives lost."
Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, will travel in the morning to New York City to attend the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s 19th anniversary commemoration ceremony. The Bidens will then travel to Shanksville in the afternoon to pay their respects to the victims of the attacks.
The Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania memorializes the 40 passengers and crew members who battled hijackers aboard the United Airlines jet, which crashed without reaching its target of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Three other hijacked flights from United and American Airlines hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Northern Virginia.
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