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Common myths about 9/11

It is important to note that there are many other 9/11 conspiracy theories, but these are some of the most common. Experts have debunked all these theories, but they continue circulating online. Awareness of these myths and the importance of the information you see and hear is essential.

MYTH: The Twin Towers were brought down by controlled demolition.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducted a thorough investigation into the Twin Towers collapse and concluded that they were brought down by the impact of the planes and the resulting fires.

MYTH: The US government knew about the attacks in advance and allowed them to happen.

The Bush administration received multiple warnings about the possibility of a terrorist attack in the months leading up to 9/11, but there is no evidence that they knew about the specific attacks that took place on that day.

MYTH: No plane hit the Pentagon.

Video footage captured the moment when Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, and several eyewitnesses also observed the event.

MYTH: Flight 93 was shot down by the US military.

Flight 93 crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, after passengers fought back against the hijackers.