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>>> 18 years after the horrific events of 9/11 a book released providing new details on this tragedy and fox news correspondent mark meredith has more in washington.>> reporter: the events of september 11 of 2001 changed the world forever and in the new book: the only plane eye in the sky has eyewitness accounts of 9/11 and details the tragic day in a new way using the words of those intimately involved with the events.

>> we have a hijacked aircraft headed towards new york.

>> reporter: after hearing strange radio traffic, one air traffic controller recounted: i felt fear and like, oh my god, a plane hijacked.

>> reporter: among those watching and vice president dick cheney.

>> i was in my west wing office and secretary called in and said a plane hit the world trade center.

A turn on the television and time the see the second one hit.

>> flight 175 is the second plane and a crash on to the south tower at 9:03 am.

Dick cheney was rushed to a white house bunker and he wants said that they practice this and you move whether you want to be moved or not.

You're going.

His quote is one of thousands connected collected by the author whose book let's leaders experience the fear, confusion and sadness so many felt first hand.

>> on the morning of 9/11 we did not understand what was beginning to transpire around us.

>> president george w.

Bush in florida learned of this from the chief of staff and delivered brief remarks moments later.

>> today we had a national tragedy.

>> reporter: he was rushed from anelementary school to air force one and once airborne chaos turned to confusion.

The president .

>> the president was cut off while up in the air.

There was no cable tv or satellite tv and no email aboard the plane.

With the president watching 9/11 unfold from air force one on rabbit ears and antennas.

>> reporter: in washington another tragedy with hijacked american airlines flight 77 crashed into the pentagon at 9:37 am.

Years later former secretary of defense donald rumsfeld recounted what he saw as he evacuated.

>> this plane had impacted the pentagon at 500 miles per hour filled with jet fuel.

The place was burning and people were streaming out trying to save themselves.

>> reporter: the pentagon burned and passengers on united flight 93 fought their hijackers re-control the plane and the airliner never reached washington and crashed into a rural pennsylvania field.

In manhattan as the tower was burned, new york is looking up cannot believe their eyes.

>> people were jumping out of windows.

>> reporter: next what followed stunned the world and it trapped first responders and survivors and they work for days to save lives and recover the lost.

The events summed up by president bush from the oval office on tuesday evening remains true 18 years later.

>> none of us will forget this day.

We go forward to defend freedom and all that is good and just in our world.

>> reporter: some eyewitnesses say not a day goes by that they do not think of 9/11.

Sometimes it's little things like the weather or the sound or the

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