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Remembering 9/11 Victims
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9-11 Memorial, New York

9/11 Memorial in New York City. Photo by Wallula via Pixabay.

On September 11, 2001, 2,996 people died in New York City, Washington, D.C. and in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, as a result of terrorist attacks. Among the victims, at least 50 were from California; 24 were residents of Los Angeles County. Those from Los Angeles County, ranging in age from 3 to 80, were all passengers on the airliners flown into the World Trade Center towers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. They are listed below by flight, name, age, hometown and occupation.

American Airlines Flight 11 (Boston to LAX)

(Flown into the World Trade Center North Tower at 8:46 a.m.)

Passenger Age Hometown Occupation
David Lawrence Angell 54 Pasadena A creator and executive producer of the TV series "Frasier"; spouse traveling with Mary Angell
Mary Lynn Angell 52 Pasadena Spouse traveling with David Angell
Seima David Aoyama 48 Culver City Accountant for Soka Gakkai
Carolyn Beug 48 Santa Monica Filmmaker and video producer; produced video for song "Right Now" by rock group "Van Halen", winning 1992 MTV Video of the Year Award
Andrew Peter Charles Curry Green 34 Santa Monica Director for eLogic
John Aaron Hofer 45 Bellflower Small business owner for John's Sharpening Center; traveling with John Wenckus
John Joseph Wenckus 46 Torrance Tax consultant; traveling with John Hofer
Daniel John Lee 34 Van Nuys Road crew carpenter for Backstreet Boys
Laurie Ann Neira 48 Los Angeles Transcriber for Your Office Genie
Thomas Nicholas Pecorelli 31 Topanga Cameraman for Fox Sports and E! Entertainment TV
Berinthia "Berry" Berenson-Perkins 53 Los Angeles Actress, model and photographer; widow of late actor Anthony Perkins
Pendyala Vamsikrishna 30 Los Angeles Project manager for DTI Consulting

United Airlines Flight 175 ( Boston to LAX)

(Flown into the World Trade Center South Tower at 9:03 a.m.)

Passenger Age Hometown Occupation
Touri Hamzavi Bolourchi 69 Beverly Hills Retired nurse
Daniel R. Brandhorst 41 Los Angeles Attorney for PricewaterhouseCoopers; parent of David Gamboa Brandhorst; spouse of Ronald gamboa; traveling with both
Ronald Gamboa 33 Los Angeles Store manager for The Gap; parent of David Gamboa Brandhorst; spouse of Daniel Brandhorst; traveling with both
David Reed Gamboa Brandhorst 3 Los Angeles Son of Daniel Brandhorst and Ronald Gamboa; traveling with parents
Dorothy Alma De Aaraujo 80 Long Beach Artist; retired administrative staffer from California State University, Long Beach
Eric Samadikan Hartono 19 Los Angeles Indonesian student planning transfer to University of Southern California
Maclovio "Joe" Lopez, Jr. 40 Norwalk Construction worker for Spiniello Co.
Marie Pappalardo 53 Paramount Comptroller for ALA Foods; worked for humane treatment and control of feral cats

American Airlines Flight 77 (Washington DC to LAX)

(Flown into the Pentagon at 9:37 a.m.)

Passenger Age Hometown Occupation
Yeneneh Betru 35 Burbank Physician and medical director for IPC
Chandler "Chad" Keller 29 Manhattan Beach Engineer and manager for Boeing Satellite Systems
Dora Marie Menchaca 45 Santa Monica Clinical research director for Amgen Inc.
Ruben S. Ornedo 39 Los Angeles Engineer for Boeing Co.

9/11 Memorial, New York

9/11 Memorial in New York City. Photo by Wikimedia Images via Pixabay.

Thank you to 9/11 Memorial & Museum.