SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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Negative #: NMAH2003-02553

Location: Other
Object #: 2002.0383
Source: Kathleen I. Stanchak




Flag from Flight 81 (formerly Flight 93)
Description: This American flag was signed by the flight crew on Flight 81 (formerly Flight 93) on September 11, 2002.

Context: To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the crew aboard United Airlines Flight 81 (formerly Flight 93), traveling from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco, California, signed an American flag. Their messages celebrated America’s freedom and remembered the victims.

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Flag with Passenger Signatures
On September 11, 2002, passengers aboard United Airlines Flight 81 (formerly flight 93), traveling from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco, California, signed an American flag. Their messages celebrated America’s freedom and remembered the victims. [...]

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