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Burial for remains from Flight 93

Relatives of passengers and crew members who died on United Airlines Flight 93 will hold a private funeral and reinterment service for unidentified remains at the western Pennsylvania crash site the day after the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

The September 12 ceremony will take place at what's called the Sacred Ground site in the fields near Shanksville, the rural area south-east of Pittsburgh where the 40 passengers and crew members lost their lives after fighting terrorists for control of the plane.

The Sacred Ground is located within the Flight 93 National Memorial and is closed to the public.

The service will be led by Somerset County coroner Wallace Miller. The remains have been kept in three coffins inside a crypt in the coroner's care for the past 10 years.


From Belfast Telegraph