Eyewitness To History: Former NYC Helicopter Reporter Shares Her 9/11 Memories

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On September 11, 2001, following the attacks on the World Trade Center, all planes were grounded with the exception of one helicopter.

WPIX’s Air 11 flew for hours following the attacks, sharing rare aerial footage of what had just happened.

Watch the video above to see reporter Melinda Murphy share her memories of that morning and what she saw unfold from the airspace over New York City.

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