The 9/11 Story You Probably Never Heard of: How the Town of Gander Saved 6,700 People

A Little Town Called Gander

The little town doubled their population that day when the terror attacks in New York and Washington forced 38 planes to make emergency landings. And they all had to land in Gander, Newfoundland.


The quaint town of Gander showed their hospitality when these unexpected guests suddenly came out nowhere. The story drew in attention from around the world and even inspired a Broadway musical.

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