September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack/Missing Persons

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New York City's official registry lists 3,275 people missing as of November 21, 2001 (See Timeline of WTC Missing). UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said nationals from 62 countries were among the missing (foreign casualties). 673 sets of remains have been recovered. DNA identification has been employed to identify many of the victims. New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has urged relatives of the missing to provide DNA samples if possible, to assist in the identification of others.

Please list any missing persons below.

World Trade Center

See Foreign casualties for a list of the missing by country.

  • 434 residents of New Jersey (as of 9 AM EDT 9/20/2001)

Uniformed officers

Employees at the World Trade Center


  • 16 employees of Risk Waters Group who were hosting the Waters Financial Technology Congress at Windows on the World
    • 71 delegates from at least 38 companies attending the Congress

By name


There are six people who remain missing and unaccounted.

As a result of the attack, 125 people were killed or remain unaccounted, not including the 64 passengers on the plane. One person died as a result of wounds; 118 remains have been recovered and identified.

If somebody you know is missing, you should file a missing person report with the American Red Cross, or call Missing Persons Hotline at (866) 856-4167.

See also Survivors and Casualties.

September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack - Full Timeline
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Responsibility - Hijackers - World political effects - World economic effects - Airport security

See also: World Trade Center -- Pentagon -- New York City -- Washington, D.C. -- AA Flight 11 -- UA Flight 75 -- AA Flight 77 -- UA Flight 93 -- U.S. Department of Defense -- terrorism -- domestic terrorism -- Osama bin Laden -- Taliban -- Afghanistan -- collective trauma -- racism -- September 11

External Links


SQUAD 1: Amid Grief for Buddies, Unit Mourns Its Own End, New York Times, 9/25/2001
THE TALLY: Giuliani Reports Sharp Increase in the Number of Those Listed as Missing, New York Times, 9/21/2001
THE TRADE CENTER: The Evacuation That Kept a Horrible Toll From Climbing Higher, New York Times, 9/21/2001
THE VICTIMS: A Peek at the Smiles, Touch And Hearts of Those Missed, New York Times, 9/17/2001 16 profiles, 9 confirmed dead
THE HIDDEN VICTIMS: Those at Towers' Margin Elude List of Missing, New York Times, 9/17/2001 Names added
THE HEROES: At 8:48, Two 'Normal Guys' Are Transformed, New York Times, 9/16/2001 Story of Harry Ramos (missing) and John Paul DeVito (survivor)
THE NAMES: Snapshots of Their Lives With Family and at Work, New York Times, 9/15/2001 Stories of 20 missing people, facts of which have been incorporated
Defenselink missing: defense agency employees Army personnel Navy personnel