Thursday, the FBI released photos of the Pentagon crash site taken on 9/11. This comes almost 16 years after the Pentagon was targeted by terrorists flying American Airlines Flight 177.
The plane crashed into the west side of the Pentagon on 9/11/2001, causing numerous deaths. Photos were taken in the immediate aftermath, which the FBI released Thursday.
People working at the U.S. Department of Defense that day watched as flame rose outside its headquarters. Officials and firefighters continuously patrolled the areas.
Over 100 civilians and military personnel were killing because of the Pentagon attack. They were working inside the building when the plane struck. Everyone on the plane died in the deadly crash as well.
FBI photos show that debris from the hijacked plane was all over the grounds around the Pentagon. First responders successfully put out the fires that erupted when the flight hit the building.
Agents with the FBI assisted by cleaning up and area that had flooded because of the Virginia terrorist attack. Click here to see the 9/11 images released by the FBI.
Forensic specialists make their way through the damage caused by the hijacked plane.
A portion of the American Airlines plane is found on the ground after five men hijacked the plane less than 35 minutes into the flight.
A portion of the Pentagon is damaged, though it is not clear whether it was from the fire or collapse it caused.
FBI agents sift through the debris after the attacks.
Two emergency responders stand near what is believed to be a search-and-rescue dog.
The plane crashed into the building at 9:37 a.m. and a portion of the building collapsed at 10:10 a.m.
Debris and water fill the area after the 9/11 attacks on the Pentagon.
The images, which the FBI released on March 30, 2017, depict the immediate aftermath of the attack.
Workers attempted to clear the damage from the collapsed building after the attacks.
Portions of the plane were scattered along the ground following the terrorist attacks.
Holding American flags, workers begin the cleanup on a severely-damaged portion of the Pentagon.
Inside the Pentagon, officials dug through what remained of the building.