9/11: CLEARED FOR CHAOS highlights members of Nav Canada’s Gander Area Control Centre who exercised extreme poise and rapid-fire decision making on that fateful day to communicate with pilots and redirect them to small airports on Canada’s East Coast. Terrified civilian and military staff were screaming as a serious fire took hold. Now one Canadian documentary highlights some of the unsung heroes that represented a silver lining in an otherwise tragic day. It was big thing even in our small country to talk about, back when it happened. “The teamwork that went on, the camaraderie with my fellow controllers and everyone working at NAV Canada, everyone in that building stepped up to the plate and everyone worked together,” Puddister recalls. – 9/11: CLEARED FOR CHAOS premieres Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 10 p.m. I could never imagine I would see anything like that here.". They had rounded up the passengers at the back of the plane. The story of the actions taken by a group of air traffic controllers in Gander, Newfoundland, the morning of September 11, 2001. They had the lives of many thousands of people in their hands and they did it with aplomb. Minutes later, the capital was thrown into chaos. Her husband, who had been George Bush's lawyer during the legal battle over the disputed presidential election, was said to be distraught. I'm not American, but I'm interested in disasters, people's reactions to them, technological stuff and resilient actions. "She called and said she was locked in the toilet and the plane had been hijacked. Every major airport has had its rehearsals for disaster but not since Pearl Harbour had the country experienced such a widespread series of attacks. Los Angeles International airport, the destination for three of the four hijacked flights, announced a suspension of operations as soon as it became clear what had happened. Mrs Olson, a CNN commentator, had frantically called from her mobile phone to say her plane had been hijacked. We can't get out of the city. There was immediate speculation that the plane had been heading for another high-profile target: Camp David, the US presidential retreat, which lies in the Maryland mountains 85 miles south-east of the crash site. “You sort of have it in the back of your mind that this day is long gone. Indeed, its just amazing the pilots were all so attentive especially the Sabena which avoided another accident. "She flew a day early to make sure she could be at Ted's birthday," he said. From start to finish, the terrorist operation took barely three hours. The program works terrifically, first establishing the confusion and fear on that morning. ET / 7 p.m. PT on Discovery. View entire discussion ( 5 comments) People rushed from buildings and desperately tried to get to their children in schools and daycare centres to make sure they were safe. "Everybody was running away in different directions. But when he saw a touring production in Chicago, he revised his opinion. Papers and furniture and debris just went flying through the hallway and I thought it was a bomb or something.

Never knew an almost Fatal accident nearly happened at Gander during the hectic landings. 9/11: Cleared for Chaos (2019) [720p] Full TV Movie - YouTube It hit some lampposts on the way in. We know the story, the sadness that unified nations and the aftermath that saw Newfoundland and Labrador spotlighted on a world’s stage. We didn’t make a plan and stick to it. The first announcement came from American Airlines, which confirmed that it had lost flight 11 from Boston to LA with 92 passengers and crew and flight 77 from Washington Dulles to LA with 64 people on board. Shawn Redmond is Vice-President, Discovery Networks and TSN.
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Then, without warning, a 40-yard section collapsed leaving a yawning gap from which flames continued to shoot. Just after 10am, the situation worsened again. Thousands of kilometres away in Gander, N.L., a group of Nav Canada air traffic controllers suddenly had the lives of 33,000 people in their hands and had to think fast to find a place for them to go. Close. Shortly after, United announced that the plane which had crashed in Pennsylvania was its flight 93, a Boeing 757 which had been en route to San Francisco from Newark, New Jersey. 9/11: Cleared for Chaos (Wednesday, Discovery Channel, 10 p.m.) adds another, vital piece to the story. "It added power on its way in," he said.
The quick thinking and razor sharp skills of Puddister and his colleagues resulted in over 200 planes landing without incident. 9/11: Cleared for Chaos (Wednesday, Discovery Channel, 10 p.m.) adds another, vital piece to the story.

A screener for 9/11: CLEARED FOR CHAOS is available here. 9/11: Cleared for Chaos (Wednesday, Discovery Channel, 10 p.m.) adds another, vital piece to the story. ET / 7 p.m. PT and will be made available on Crave the same day – TORONTO (August 26, 2019) – On September 11, 2001, the unimaginable transpired when devastating attacks on the World Trade Center forced the shutdown of the entire U.S. airspace. Within minutes, ambulances and a busload of trauma experts arrived from the army's Walter Reed hospital in Washington. Come From Away is a global brand, one that directly underscores the kindness of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians at the heights of one of the most tumultuous events in modern history. The airport itself was closed to the public and its operations suspended with only key staff allowed to remain. 9/11: Cleared for Chaos. First published on Wed 12 Sep 2001 11.22 BST. The essence of the story finally hit him: “In times of crisis, ordinary human beings pull together and are willing to share what they have with complete strangers.”.