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9/11: For the record

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published September 8, 2002


6 years, 8 months

6 years, 8 months

Time it took to build the World Trade Center, from 1966 to 1973

1 hour, 42 minutes

Time it took to destroy the towers, from the first impact to the second collapse

1.6-million

Tons of debris removed from ground zero

19,858

Body parts collected among the trade center ruins

2,775

People killed at the WTC and aboard the two jetliners *

343

New York City firefighters killed

60

Police officers killed; 37 Port Authority, 23 NYPD

18

Survivors pulled from the trade center rubble

184

People killed at the Pentagon and aboard Flight 77

40

People killed aboard United Airlines Flight 93 when it crashed in Pennsylvania

85

Age of the oldest victim of the attacks, Robert Grant Norton of Lubec, Maine, who was aboard American Airlines Flight 11.

2

Age of the youngest victim of the attacks, Christine Hanson of Groton, Mass., who was aboard United Flight 175.

116,000

American flags sold by Wal-Mart on Sept. 11, 2001; 6,400 were sold on the same date a year earlier

$2.4-billion

Amount raised by the 34 largest charities after the attacks

$1.6-billion

Amount distributed so far

$4-billion to $6-billion

Expected total payout of government compensation to victims' families

$1.36-million

Average payment to first 25 families who applied

* * *

* Number as of Sept. 6, based on Associated Press reporting. Figures do not include the 19 hijackers.

-- SOURCES: Time; Congress' General Accounting Office, AP; New York Times

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