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1:53 AM Tue, Sept. 25th

United: 2 planes crashed, one in Pennsylvania

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. – Two United Airlines jetliners crashed this morning, one in western Pennsylvania and the second at a location the airline did not immediately disclose. A total of 110 people were aboard the two planes, the airline said.

One plane, United Flight 93, crashed north of the Somerset County airport, a small airport about 80 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. The crash followed terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.