September 11th 20th anniversary: F-16 fighter pilot recounts mission to take down Flight 93

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Visitors takes pictures of the crash site of United Flight 93 at the temporary Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Maj. Heather “Lucky” Penney joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about her service as an F-16 pilot in the 121st fighter squadron on 9/11, and the potential “suicide mission” she was on to take down Flight 93 before it reached Washington, DC.

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