Sunday, May 27, 2012

Sandy Dahl, wife of United Flight 93 (Terrorist Crashed 9-11-01) pilot Jason Dahl, dies at 52

She started the Jason M. Dahl Scholarship Fund to help young pilots pay for school
Photo: Sandy Dahl, wife of United Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl, holds her husband's photo as she prepares to honor his memory by taking a ride in an F-16 at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colo., in 2004. It was something he'd always wanted to do.

Sandy Dahl, whose husband was the pilot of United Flight 93 that crashed into a Pennsylvania field on 9/11, has died.

Dahl, 52, died on Friday from natural causes near Denver, according to officials from the charity she started in her husband’s name. She started the Jason M. Dahl Scholarship Fund to help young pilots pay for their educations.

She was also credited with keeping alive the memory of her husband and the brave passengers of Flight 93.

“Sandy and Jason Dahl were my best friends,” David Dosch, a family friend and employee of the scholarship fund, told the Denver Post.

Dahl died in her sleep and her body was found on Friday.

Jefferson County, Colo., officials confirmed her death but didn’t release the cause.

Passengers on the Boeing 757 that went down near Shanksville, Pa., were believed to have thwarted a plot to crash the plane into the U.S. Capitol.

The 33 passengers, seven crew members and four hijackers aboard died.

The expansive Flight 93 National Memorial, run by the National Parks Service, was established at the crash site last year.

Sandy Dahl, a veteran United Airlines attendant, struggled with her loss in the years after her husband died.

“I am lost,” she tearfully told the Rocky Mountain News in 2003. “I don’t know where I belong anymore.”

The two were married for five years.

Her husband’s death also caused a rift between her and her stepson, Matt Dahl, the newspaper reported.

After the terrorist attacks, the two went to court over $700,000 in insurance money that both sides said they were due.

In 2006, Dahl was among the relatives of victims of the hijacked flight who came to Manhattan for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of the film “United 93.” Her husband was depicted in the movie.

Dahl said at that time that she believed her husband disabled the plane’s autopilot feature to make it difficult for the terrorists to control the plane and reach their final target.

Last year, in an interview on the anniversary of 9/11, Dahl wore the wedding ring her husband had given her years earlier.

“I do think about him every day,” she told KMGH-TV in Denver. “The reason I am doing this (interview) today and the reason that I do this at all is to make sure he is never forgotten.”

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

R.I.P.

Anonymous said...

RIP,and barry obama is still catering to the muslims!

I Voted For Obama said...

Obama must cater to his own.

Mac said...

RIP
Too bad she couldn't hang on to see Obama's sorry Muslim loving ass kicked to the curb.

Anonymous said...

RIP

Out of the car Motherfucker!!! said...

The planners of 9-11 are living like kings at Gitmo!!! Obama sucks their asses as he is also a muslim!!!! By the way where is "Big Ears' hiding out this Memorial Day weekend???

Anonymous said...

she was hott!

Anonymous said...

These tragic events seem to shorten the lives of loved ones. So sad...

Anonymous said...

the one in penn. was shot down by a military air to air, take it to the bank, sorry todd.if they didnt it would of been part of the white house furnishings.

Anonymous said...

pretty girl

Anonymous said...

Shes fugly

Anonymous said...

God Bless you, Sandy, and all those on Flight 93. True heroes.

Let's Roll.

il Mustachio

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

the one in penn. was shot down by a military air to air, take it to the bank, sorry todd.if they didnt it would of been part of the white house furnishings.

May 28, 2012 1:12 AM

Take the tin foil hat off of your head and post again when you feel better son.
RIP Those on 93

I Voted For Obama said...

I still have my tin foil hat. I use it to talk to Obama every day.

Anonymous said...

Well now, she's in heaven with her husband Jason M. Dahl. R.I.P We will never forget.