Sept. 11th, 2001
Last Updated: Sep 19th, 2011 - 19:28:10
| Casualties of American Airlines Flight 11
By American Airlines
Aug 20, 2011, 2:19pm
American Airlines Flight 11
A Boeing 767 en route from Boston to Los Angeles. The plane, carrying 81 passengers, 9 flight attendants, and 2 pilots, crashed into the north tower of New Yorks World Trade Center about 8:45 a.m. ET September 11.
- John Ogonowski, 52, of Dracut, Massachusetts, was the pilot of Flight 11. He lived on a 150-acre farm north of Boston. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, and three daughters, Laura, 16; Caroline, 14; and Mary, 11. A lifelong aviation buff, he joined the Air Force after graduating from college and flew planes at the close of the Vietnam War. He joined American Airlines in 1979.
- First Officer Thomas McGuinness, 42, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, was Flight 11's co-pilot. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl, and a 14-year-old son and 16-year-old daughter. He was active in Bethany Church in Greenland, New Hampshire, friends and neighbors told The Boston Globe. Rick DeKoven, a church administrator, described him as "a devoted family man."
- Barbara Arestegui, 38, was a flight attendant from Marstons Mills, Massachusetts.
- Jeffrey Collman was a flight attendant.
- Sara Low, 28, was a flight attendant from Batesville, Arkansas.
- Karen Martin was a flight attendant.
- Kathleen Nicosia was a flight attendant.
- Betty Ong, 45, was a flight attendant from Andover, Massachusetts.
- Jean Roger, 24, was a flight attendant from Longmeadow, Massachusetts.
- Dianne Snyder, 42, was a flight attendant from Westport, Massachusetts.
- Madeline Sweeney, 35, was a flight attendant from Acton, Massachusetts.
- Anna Williams Allison, 48, of Stoneham, Massachusetts, was the founder of A2 Software Solutions, a firm that assists companies in software development. Allison had more than 19 years' experience in the software development industry and was a frequent speaker and trainer at national and local conferences.
- David Angell, 54, of Pasadena, California, was the creator and executive producer of the hit NBC sitcom "Frasier." A native of West Barrington, Rhode Island, Angell entered the Army after graduating from college and served at the Pentagon until 1972. He worked in insurance and engineering before selling a script for a TV series in 1977. In 1983, he joined the TV series "Cheers" as a staff writer and began working with co-supervising producers Peter Casey and David Lee. This team formed a production company, creating and producing "Wings" in 1990 and "Frasier" in 1993. The trio won 24 Emmys.
- Lynn Angell, 45, of Pasadena, California, was the wife of "Frasier" creator and executive producer David Angell. The Angells were returning from a wedding on the East Coast to attend the Emmy Awards.
- Seima Aoyama
- Myra Aronson, 52, of Charlestown, Massachusetts, was a press and analyst relations manager for Compuware Corp.
- Christine Barbuto, 32, of Brookline, Massachusetts, was a buyer for TJX Cos., the off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions. She was on her way to California on a buying trip. Barbuto is survived her father and two sisters. She had worked for TJX for five years.
- Berry Berenson, 53, of Los Angeles, California, was an actress and photographer. She was the widow of actor Anthony Perkins, who died in 1992, and sister of actress and model Marisa Berenson. She is survived by two sons, Osgood, an actor, and Elvis. Born into an aristocratic family, Berenson appeared in the movies "Cat People" (1982), "Winter Kills" (1979) and "Remember My Name" (1978).
- Carolyn Beug, 48, of Los Angeles, California, was traveling with her mother, Mary Wahlstrom. They had gone to Boston to drop off relatives at a nearby college and were returning home.
- Carol Bouchard, 43, of Warwick, Rhode Island, was a Kent County Hospital emergency room secretary.
- Robin Caplin was from Natick, Massachusetts.
- Neilie Casey, 32, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, was a merchandise planning manager for TJX Cos., the off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions. She worked for TJX for eight years. Casey is survived by her husband and a 7-month-old daughter.
- Jeffrey Coombs, 42, of Abington, Massachusetts, was a security analyst for Compaq Computer. He is survived by his wife, Christie, and three children, Meagan, 10; Julia, 7; and Matt, 12.
- Tara Creamer, 30, of Worcester, Massachusetts, was a merchandise planning manager for TJX Cos., the off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions. She had worked for TJX for eight years. Creamer is survived by her husband, John, and two children, Colin, 4, and Nora, 1.
- Thelma Cuccinello, 71, was a Wilmot, New Hampshire, resident with 10 grandchildren. She was on her way to visit a sister in California. Daughter Cheryl O'Brien gave her mom a ride to catch a bus to Logan International Airport in Boston. "I was the last one to see her," O'Brien said. "I got to kiss her and say 'I love you' and 'Have a nice trip.' "
- Patrick Currivan
- Andrew Curry Green was from Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
- Brian Dale, 43, of Warren, New Jersey, was an accountant and attorney with Blue Capital Management. He was married and the father of three.
- David DiMeglio was from Wakefield, Massachusetts.
- Donald Ditullio, 49, was from Peabody, Massachusetts.
- Albert Dominguez, 66, was a baggage handler for Qantas Airways in Sydney, Australia. He was traveling on holiday at the time of his death. He was married with four children.
- Alex Filipov, 70, was an electrical engineer from Concord, Massachusetts.
- Carol Flyzik, 40, was from Plaistow, New Hampshire.
- Paul Friedman
- Karleton D.B. Fyfe, 31, of Brookline, Massachusetts, was a senior investment analyst for John Hancock.
- Peter Gay, 54, of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was a Raytheon Co. vice president of operations for electronic systems based in Andover, Massachusetts. He had worked for Raytheon for more than 28 years.
- Linda George, 27, of Westboro, Massachusetts, was a buyer for TJX Cos., the off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions. She was on her way to California on a buying trip. George is survived by her father, mother, sister and brother. She was engaged to be married.
- Edmund Glazer, 41, of Los Angeles, California, was the chief financial officer and vice president of finance and administration of MRV Communications, a Chatsworth, California, firm that focuses on optical components and network infrastructure systems. Glazer was survived by his wife, Candy, and son, Nathan.
- Lisa Fenn Gordenstein, 41, of Needham, Massachusetts, was an assistant vice president, merchandise manager, for TJX Cos., the off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions. She was on her way to California on a buying trip. Gordenstein is survived by her husband and two children.
- Paige Farley Hackel, 46, was a spiritual adviser from Newton, Massachusetts.
- Peter Hashem, 40, was an engineer from Tewksbury, Massachusetts.
- Robert Hayes
- Ted Hennessey, 35, was a consultant from Belmont, Massachusetts.
- John Hofer
- Cora Holland, 52, of Sudbury, Massachusetts, was with Sudbury Food Pantry, an interdenominational program that assisted needy families, at Our Lady of Fatima Church.
- Nicholas Humber, 60, of Newton, Massachusetts, was the owner of Brae Burn Management.
- John Jenkins
- Charles Jones, 48, was a computer programmer from Bedford, Massachusetts.
- Robin Kaplan, 33, of Westboro, Massachusetts, was a senior store equipment specialist for TJX Cos., the off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions. She was on her way to California to help prepare for a new T.J. Maxx store opening. Kaplan had returned to work this year after battling Crohn's disease, a life-threatening inflammatory illness of the gastrointestinal tract. She is survived by her father, Edward Kaplan, and mother, Francine.
- Barbara Keating, 72, was from Palm Springs, California.
- David Kovalcin, 42, of Hudson, New Hampshire, was a Raytheon Co. senior mechanical engineer for electronic systems in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. He had worked for Raytheon for 15 years.
- Judy Larocque, 50, of Framingham, Massachusetts, was the founder and CEO of Market Perspectives, a research firm that offers online and on-site surveys. Before founding the company in 1993, she was the principal of Emergent Marketing, an executive marketing consulting firm.
- Jude Larson, 31, was from Los Angeles, California.
- Natalie Larson was from Los Angeles, California.
- N. Janis Lasden, 46, of General Electric was from Peabody, Massachusetts.
- Daniel John Lee, 34, was from Los Angeles, California.
- Daniel C. Lewin, 31, was the co-founder and chief technology officer at Akamai Technologies Inc., a Cambridge, Massachusetts, company that produces technology equipment to facilitate online content delivery. He is survived by his wife and two sons. He founded Akamai in 1998 with scientist Tom Leighton and a group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists and business professionals. Lewin was responsible for the company's research and development strategy.
- Susan MacKay, 44, of Westford, Massachusetts, was an employee of TJX Cos., the off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions.
- Chris Mello, 25, was a financial analyst with Alta Communications from Boston. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in psychology. He is survived by his parents, Douglas and Ellen Mello of Rye, New York; a brother, John Douglas Mello of New York City; and his paternal grandmother, Alice Mello, of Barefoot Bay, Florida.
- Jeff Mladenik, 43, of Hinsdale, Illinois, was the interim president at E-Logic.
- Antonio Montoya
- Carlos Montoya
- Laura Lee Morabito, 34, was the Qantas Airways area sales manager in Boston. She lived in Framingham, Massachusetts, with her husband. She was traveling on company business at the time of her death.
- Mildred Naiman was from Andover, Massachusetts.
- Laurie Neira
- Renee Newell, 37, of Cranston, Rhode Island, was a customer service agent with American Airlines.
- Jacqueline Norton, 60, was a retiree from Lubec, Maine. She was traveling with her husband, Robert Norton.
- Robert Norton, 82, was a retiree from Lubec, Maine. He was traveling with his wife, Jacqueline Norton.
- Jane Orth, 49, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, was retired from Lucent Technology.
- Thomas Pecorelli, 31, of Los Angeles, California, was a cameraman for Fox Sports and E! Entertainment Television.
- Sonia Morales Puopolo, 58, of Dover, Massachusetts, was a retired ballet dancer.
- David Retik was from Needham, Massachusetts. He was a general partner and founding member of Alta Communications, a Boston-based investment firm specializing in communication industries. Retik graduated from Colgate University and received a master's in accounting from New York University. He is survived by his wife, Susan and their two children, Ben and Molly.
- Philip Rosenzweig of Acton, Massachusetts, was an executive with Sun Microsystems.
- Richard Ross, 58, of Newton, Massachusetts, headed his own management consulting company, the Ross Group.
- Jessica Sachs, 22, of Billerica, Massachusetts was an accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
- Rahma Salie, 28, was from Boston.
- Heather Smith, 30, of Beacon Capital Partners was from Boston.
- Douglas Stone, 54, was from Dover, New Hampshire.
- Xavier Suarez
- Michael Theodoridis, 32, was a consultant from Boston.
- James Trentini, 65, was a retired teacher and assistant principal from Everett, Massachusetts.
- Mary Trentini, 67, was a retired secretary from Everett, Massachusetts.
- Mary Wahlstrom, 75, of Kaysville, Utah, was traveling with her daughter, Carolyn Beug. They had gone to Boston to drop off relatives at a nearby college and were returning home.
- Kenneth Waldie, 46, of Methuen, Massachusetts, was a Raytheon Co. senior quality control engineer for electronic systems in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. He had worked for Raytheon for 17 years.
- John Wenckus, 46, was a tax consultant from Torrance, California.
- Candace Lee Williams, 20, was a student from Danbury, Connecticut.
- Christopher Zarba, 47, of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, was a software engineer at Concord Communications. He leaves behind a wife and family. He would have been 48 on September 15.
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