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M. Colonel MarrorderedthreeF-16s(twoalertaircraft and a spare) scrambled from Langley to check out an unidentified intermittent aircrafttrackheadingtowardWashington, DC. In six minutes the Langley F-16s were airborne. In accordance with established NORAD procedures, the F-16s were initially directed to head northeast to the 119th Fighter Wing were directed to fly at maximum subsonic speed, 660 miles per hour. At about 40 miles away, they saw the billowing smoke of American Airlines Flight 77, which “Ready to go.
The corresponding Air Guard datafromOctober 1999 through September 11, 2001, was 16 percent. S. Central Command requested assistance from the Air Guard and Air Force Reserve for areas in which the Air Force lacked the manpower to meetthegrowingdemandsplacedupon them. The first Air Guard Southern Watch contingent included volunteers and C-130s from North Carolina’s 145th Airlift Group, and Georgia’s 165th Airlift Group. Most of those deployed Air Guardsmen were volunteers on short tours (15 to 30 days) of active duty.
The only fighter units stationed within the entire northeastern United States belonged to the Air National Guard. , the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)inBoston,Massachusetts,reported a possible hijacking and called the Otis Air National Guard Base tower on Cape Cod, home to the Massachusetts and as directed, headed for New York City, 153 miles away. Unknown to the pilots, American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City just as Colonel Marr was delivering his order.