Woah: Piece of a 9/11 plane found in an alley near Ground Zero

posted at 7:21 pm on April 26, 2013 by Erika Johnsen

Wow. It’s been more than eleven years, but the New York Police Department reports that they have discovered a 5-foot-long piece of airplane debris stamped with a clearly visible Boeing identification wedged into a narrow alley between an apartment building and the proposed Ground Zero mosque site — apparently from one of the jets used by the terrorists on 9/11.

Police confirmed Friday that the part was found wedged between two buildings in a very narrow alley between the rear of 50 Murray St. and back of 51 Park Place, the site where a mosque and community center has been proposed three blocks from ground zero. …

Police spokesman Paul Browne said the NYPD has secured the location “as it would a crime scene,” and investigators are photographing the scene and restricting access until the medical examiner completes a health and safety evaluation.

Officials said the soil below the piece of debris could also be searched for remains.

Police officials say the part could be difficult to remove, and may require demolition work that would destroy the two surrounding buildings. Officials are expected to be back at the scene on Monday to see if it can be removed.

The NYPD has some photos out:  photo Screenshot2013-04-26at61610PM_zpscc5b2043.png

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Interesting.

But I’m left wondering why such a very narrow alley space was even allowed to exist.

dissent555 on April 26, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Interesting.

But I’m left wondering why such a very narrow alley space was even allowed to exist.

dissent555 on April 26, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Cause it’s thin, just like Bloomberg likes it.

john1schn on April 26, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Timely.

RovesChins on April 26, 2013 at 7:30 PM

… and CBS news reported, with no detectable trace of irony, that it was found during a survey for a proposed Muslim center.

Midas on April 26, 2013 at 7:31 PM

Better build a mosque there.

VorDaj on April 26, 2013 at 7:31 PM

I think Hillary’s words are so appropriate in this case:

“What difference, at this point, does it make?”

HopeHeFails on April 26, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Obviously there are places that NYers don’t go or it would have been found years ago..
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Electrongod on April 26, 2013 at 7:38 PM

Officials said the soil below the piece of debris could also be searched for remains.

Yeah, let’s totally have a mosque located on the graves of 9-11 victims. It’s a great idea!

Corporal Tunnel on April 26, 2013 at 7:42 PM

Looks like part of the nose gear to me. That silver tube looking thing looks like a mechanical uplock which holds the gear in the retracted position.

Hawkerflyer on April 26, 2013 at 7:42 PM

That’s some great crime scene investigation, isn’t it? A five-foot piece of evidence, not discovered until twelve years after the crime.

AZCoyote on April 26, 2013 at 7:44 PM

The Reptillians put it there with their transporter.

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S. D. on April 26, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Question the timing. W opens his library, and this piece is “found”?

WHERE DID RUDDY PUT ALL THOSE HOMELESS PEOPLE?!

*panting*

derit on April 26, 2013 at 7:45 PM

But I’m left wondering why such a very narrow alley space was even allowed to exist.

Was probably part of the Fire Code at the time the buildings went up.

GarandFan on April 26, 2013 at 7:46 PM

Was this on the west side of the ground zero mosque which means they bowed toward it when they prostate to Mecca 5 times a day.

tjexcite on April 26, 2013 at 7:47 PM

NOt sure that qualifies as an ‘alley’; doesn’t look big enough for a person to get through if they wanted to. And it looks like a few feet (hundred years worth) of dirt, silt, and garbage has accumulated in there, good grief.

Midas on April 26, 2013 at 7:48 PM

“This is planted plane debris!!!”

-9/11 truthers.

portlandon on April 26, 2013 at 7:49 PM

What are the odds of that thing landing as it did without gouging the walls? Seems to me that anything in the line of sight from the impact point would be searched for debris.

AH_C on April 26, 2013 at 7:49 PM

Police officials say the part could be difficult to remove, and may require demolition work that would destroy the two surrounding buildings.

They need more space for the mosque.

News2Use on April 26, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Erika, not to quibble, but:

Whoa is the word you’re after, in your title

massrighty on April 26, 2013 at 7:53 PM

between the rear of 50 Murray St. and back of 51 Park Place, the site where a mosque and community center has been proposed three blocks from ground zero. …

Not ‘a’ mosque and community center. Park51 is THE mosque and community center that has been a subject of contention.

Survivors objected that a mosque was being built over ground that could hold remains, while supporters said the mosque was too far away to be connected to the 911 area

The mosque is not ‘proposed’. The mosque is already there. Opened to public 09-20-11 There are huge additions planned. Funny the mosque opened 9/20/11 to the public. Wonder what day it was opened to the private?

entagor on April 26, 2013 at 7:55 PM

The debris was found right next to Park 51? After all this time… and at very coincidental time?
Okay, that’s a little strange.

lynncgb on April 26, 2013 at 7:57 PM

It is the nose gear of a MPQ-25 Drone! This PROVES that 9/11 was an inside job! BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSH!

R3volution!

JFKY on April 26, 2013 at 7:59 PM

How could Mr. Smart Power have made Bush’s impromtu inspirational bullhorn speech atop the debris without his telepromters?

I imagine it would have included mostly, “…and were gonna find out WHY they did this…”

DamnYankee on April 26, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Between the hunk of rope and the fresh scrape marks on the wall, it looks like someone gave a try to hauling it away.

danielreyes on April 26, 2013 at 8:15 PM

Oh come on, just get a pick and dig it out. Its a piece of metal. The rest of the plane went through the towers, along with the people.

Let it rest.

NY has screwed around so much with the PC and other idiotic issues, to sound like it still gives a hoot is embarrassing.

archer52 on April 26, 2013 at 8:28 PM

It’s not surprising that part of the landing gear was found next to the building, since another part of the landing gear went through the roof of the building (then a Burlington Coat Factory). This piece may have gone through the roof and then exited through the wall to the alley… taking building debris with it into that mound in the alley.

The damage to the building was the reason why it was sold… AND the reason why it was bought…

Muslims have a history of taking places they attacked and turning them into “victory mosques”.

The http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ground_Zero_mosque was originally named “Cordoba House”. One of the largest mosques in the world was a church in Cordoba, Spain that the Muslims changed into a mosque after they conquered it.

The modern day “Cordoba Initiative” said the name “Cordoba House” was meant to invoke 8th–11th century Córdoba, Spain, which they called a model of peaceful coexistence between Muslims, Christians, and Jews marked the apex of the Islamic caliphate.

There is more to the big picture than many people realize.

Remember Michelle Obama’s trip to Spain?

Michelle Obama’s trip to Spain wasn’t “tone-deaf”, it was “pitch perfect”…
to the Cordoba Initiative

ITguy on April 26, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Still clearly remember the exact moment in time….too bad others have forgotten

jaywemm on April 26, 2013 at 9:37 PM

It is the nose gear of a MPQ-25 Drone! This PROVES that 9/11 was an inside job! BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSH!

R3volution!

JFKY on April 26, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Not sure if you are kidding or not but I will bite. You twoofers need to get your stories fantasies straight, was it a cruise missile or was it a drone that Booooooooosh used on 9-11?

Liberty or Death on April 26, 2013 at 9:46 PM

The narrow space between the buildings might represent the line of a utility easement upon which construction was prohibited.

As for the passage of more than a decade before it was found, yes it seems strange but remember the “searchers” were union and government people; what does that tell you?

Labamigo on April 26, 2013 at 9:54 PM

So the ground zero mosque really is on hallowed ground….

Hope Pam Geller gets fired up on this one!!

katy on April 26, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Police confirmed Friday that the part was found wedged between two buildings in a very narrow alley between the rear of 50 Murray St. and back of 51 Park Place, the site where a mosque and community center has been proposed three blocks from ground zero. …

So let’s knock down the mosque so we can search for clues…

Steve Z on April 26, 2013 at 10:24 PM

…between an apartment building and the proposed Ground Zero mosque site

How appropriate.

CycloneCDB on April 26, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Wow! What an awesome thing to have stuck outside the victory mosque that the religion of peace wants to put at Ground Zero! I suppose they could even blow out the wall and put in a window so it is on full display for services and such.

Happy Nomad on April 26, 2013 at 11:06 PM

So the ground zero mosque really is on hallowed ground….

katy on April 26, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Let’s not jump to conclusions.

Happy Nomad on April 26, 2013 at 11:08 PM

NOt sure that qualifies as an ‘alley’; doesn’t look big enough for a person to get through if they wanted to. And it looks like a few feet (hundred years worth) of dirt, silt, and garbage has accumulated in there, good grief.

Midas on April 26, 2013 at 7:48 PM

Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. Wouldn’t it be awsome if they blew away a chunk of the victory mosque to get to the landing gear placed their courtesy of the relgion of peace and finding Jimmy Hoffa to boot?

Happy Nomad on April 26, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Let’s see if I get this right–pieces of wreckage of a 9-11 plane were found in an area where a proposed mosque was to be built that officials emphasized was NOT part of the of the 9-11 damage area. Now I know why liberals defend Muslims–their thought processes are the same. How about a German Army war memorial on Omaha Beach?

MaiDee on April 27, 2013 at 12:26 AM

Victory Mosque Now!

This bit of wreckage can be a humbled infidel icon in the men’s only prayer chamber.

profitsbeard on April 27, 2013 at 12:39 AM

Maybe it’s a “Victory Mosque” treasure hidey-hole location, what with the rope attached to the wrecked part left there and the mosque scraping up against it all these years. Some sort of Muslim ju-ju Jooooo totem thing.

Lourdes on April 27, 2013 at 3:11 AM

Looks like part of the nose gear to me. That silver tube looking thing looks like a mechanical uplock which holds the gear in the retracted position.

Hawkerflyer on April 26, 2013 at 7:42 PM

Perhaps, but calling it a an “airplane part” is so much easier. :)

Lourdes on April 27, 2013 at 3:19 AM

It’s a mosque. No, it’s a cultural center. Wait, no, mosque. Noo, cultural center, look at the photos of the children of different ethnicities all over the wall, cultural center. Praying five times a day, mosque. No, cultural center…

Islam, manipulating language one definition at a time. Don’t look at that hand, look at THIS hand.

Lourdes on April 27, 2013 at 3:26 AM

And a very interesting name for a mosque: CULTURAL center.

Lourdes on April 27, 2013 at 3:26 AM

And a very interesting name for a mosque: CULTURAL center.

Just call it a perimeter.

Lourdes on April 27, 2013 at 3:27 AM

“Alley”– otherwise known as a feral cat home.

leftnomore on April 27, 2013 at 5:09 AM

Leave it there.

TX-96 on April 27, 2013 at 5:48 AM

Police officials say the part could be difficult to remove, and may require demolition work that would destroy the two surrounding buildings.

Sheesh….get a torch or a sawzall or some other tool and cut the darn thing out. Demo two buildings? Really?

ProfShadow on April 27, 2013 at 7:59 AM

Echoes of a horrid nightmare.

Those of us who lived through it will never forget. It’s our Pearl Harbor.

God rest the fallen.

Grace_is_sufficient on April 27, 2013 at 8:15 AM

Timely.

RovesChins on April 26, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Never forget…

Fallon on April 27, 2013 at 8:42 AM

If they decide not to tear down the mosque to get at that piece of 9/11 plane (which I fervently hope they do), then they should nail the piece over the front door of the mosque with a sign that says “This is what Islam promises for you.”

RebeccaH on April 27, 2013 at 10:55 AM