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Aerial shots of falling World Trade Center released

<p>Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained...more

Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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<p>Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of...more

Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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<p>Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained...more

Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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<p>Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of...more

Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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<p>Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of...more

Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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<p>Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of...more

Smoke and dust engulf the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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<p>Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have...more

Smoke and dust engulf much of lower Manhattan and the area around the World Trade Center tower in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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<p>Smoke billows from a tower of the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke billows from a tower of the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information...more

Smoke billows from a tower of the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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<p>Smoke billows from a tower of the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout</p>

Smoke billows from a tower of the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information...more

Smoke billows from a tower of the World Trade Center in New York, in this September 11, 2001 handout file photo taken by the New York City Police Department and obtained by ABC News, which claims to have obtained it under the Freedom of Information Act. REUTERS/NYPD via ABC News, Det. Greg Semendinger/Handout

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