Mystery of missing memorial plaque for 9/11 pilot Tom McGuinness is solved

The mysterious disappearance of a plaque honoring a man killed on September 11, 2001 has been solved. The U.S. General Services Administration told reporters that the property manager for the building that owns the tree removed the Tom McGuinness memorial plaque because its chain was causing damage to the tree. He intended all along to reattach the plaque with a longer chain.

The plaque should be back in place this week, reports Elizabeth Dinan for Seacoastonline.

Tom McGuinness, 42, was the first officer of American Airlines Flight 11, the first plane to be hijacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001.

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