Quote Originally Posted by Lord View Post
It was a simulation test day or something. Things got a bit confusing I guess.
The NORAD system was designed to respond to a nuclear threat. It has a response time of 14 minutes to intercept. This took over 2 hours. It was test day, Dick Cheney was in charge of NORAD that day and specifically ordered tests to be conducted involving almost every jet under his command, some simulations involving planes being flown into buildings. This wasn't a coincidence.