PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Families of Flight 93 charity has named Gordon Felt to be its new president.
The groups say in a release Monday that Felt, of Remsen, New York, succeeds Patrick White, who will become vice president.
The memorial in Shanksville marks the area where a hijacked United Airlines jet crashed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Investigators determined the hijackers likely planned to crash the plane in Washington, D.C., but were thwarted when the 40 passengers and crew fought back. All 33 passengers and seven crew members died.
About 400,000 people visit the memorial each year.