Newly Discovered September 11 Debris Appears to Be Piece of Plane

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Somehow, almost twelve years later, a five-foot chunk of debris has turned up near Ground Zero that could be part of a plane that hit the Twin Towers. NBC reports a mechanical part "was found wedged between two buildings in a very narrow alley between the back of 51 Park Pl." — a.k.a. the "Ground Zero mosque" — "and the back of 50 Murray St." The piece "bears a 'Boeing' stamp, followed by a series of numbers" and might be landing gear. (Both American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 were Boeing 767s.) The NYPD said in a statement that it has secured the location "as it would a crime scene," until a medical examiner investigates. The truthers must be going nuts.

Here's the crevice in question:

Photo: NYPD

Tragically, the process of construction crews uncovering new debris, including human remains, is ongoing. Today's discovery could mean a new sweep of the area.