9/11 Anniversary: Flight #15 Scholarship Fund Honoring Lewisporte, NFLD
On September 11th, 2011, Delta flight #15, flying from Frankfurt to Atlanta, was diverted to Gander, NFLD. The pilots that US flight borders had been closed and that the military controlled the airspace. The flight landed in Gander at 12:30 NFLD time along with 52 other planes. For the next 3 days, the people of Gander, population 10,000 hosted an estimated 8,000 people that were in shock from the day's tragic events.