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Were bodies recovered from United 93?

Miller said that only 8 percent of the human remains were ever recovered because the plane, roaring down at more than 570 miles per hour, exploded when it crashed. At least some remains were recovered and matched for all 40 on board (in fact, for all 44, including the four terrorists).

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Also, what happened to the remains of Flight 93?

The rest of the plane, consistent with an impact calculated to have occurred at 500mph, disintegrated into pieces no bigger than two inches long. Other remains of the plane were found two miles away near a town called Indian Lake.

Also Know, how fast was United 93 going when it crashed? 563-580 miles per hour

Similarly, could Flight 93 have been saved?

WASHINGTON, June 17 — The doomed passengers who fought with terrorist hijackers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 probably saved "countless" other lives and might well have prevented an attack on the White House or the Capitol, the staff of the commission investigating the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, said today.

Where was United 93 headed?

On Sept. 11, 2001, United Airlines Flight 93 left Newark, N.J., at 8:42 a.m., heading for San Francisco, Calif. There were 38 passengers and a crew of seven on board. About 80 minutes later, the plane crashed into a field in Pennsylvania.

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