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Were There Passengers on 9/11 Flights?

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This is one example of the kind of question we should ask about the events of 9/11. That way we do not make assumptions, which sometimes lead us astray from the truth.


Best Evidence of Passengers:

Manifests - These are legal documents prepared by the airlines before departure based on check-in information. The manifest for Flight 11 was first made public on September 13th, 2001 in the Boston Globe. The rest did not become public until the Moussaoui trial in 2006.

Der Spiegel interviews - witnesses told magazine a week after 9/11 that they saw passengers at Gate 26 of Logan Airport around 7:30 AM (some sources say Flight 11 took off from this gate minutes later).

Newspaper accounts of passengers boarding Flight 93 - reports indicate passengers were delayed getting to plane by construction.

Source: Planes without Passengers: the Faked Hijackings of 9/11

Can you think of other evidence in favor of passengers boarding any planes in connection with the 9/11 plot?

Is this evidence sufficient to form PROOF of the existence of passengers?

To construct a falsifiable statement about the passengers, what conceivably would falsify the idea that there were no passengers?

Book cover for Planes and Passengers by Dean Hartwell



Dean Hartwell's book, "Planes without Passengers: the Faked Hijackings of 9/11," reached the top of Amazon's charts for large print books on history. He has authored three others: "Facts Talk but the Guilty Walk:the 9/11 No Hijacker Theory and Its (more...)
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you might really be reaching for it with this post... by Steven G. Erickson on Saturday, Feb 26, 2011 at 10:56:58 PM
Flight 93 went down not far from where I live and ... by James OShanahan on Saturday, Feb 26, 2011 at 11:20:25 PM
Dean, you have not solved the problem for us, just... by Peter Duveen on Sunday, Feb 27, 2011 at 11:14:26 AM
Peter,We need to ask questions about passengers an... by Dean Hartwell on Sunday, Feb 27, 2011 at 1:54:03 PM
One suspects they have zero verification of DNA fr... by Peter Duveen on Sunday, Feb 27, 2011 at 2:37:29 PM