The Lost Hero of 9/11

Series 1 | Episode 1 | The Lost Hero of 9/11

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When the Twin Towers collapsed on September 11, 2001, almost everyone underneath them was killed. But two men were trapped, buried alive, 30 feet deep, under the rubble...

As fires raged around them, they heard a voice shouting 'US Marine Corps; can anybody hear me?' A man then climbed down and saved them, before disappearing without a trace. His identity remained a mystery. This is his story.

Jason Thomas was a law student and former member of the US Marine Corps. When he saw the first tower had been hit he felt it was his duty to do something. The film intercuts Jason's story with those he saved.

Jason disappeared without wanting any notoriety and without his wife finding out he had risked his life. Years later he was watching TV when he saw a trailer for the movie World Trade Center. He realised it was telling his story...

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On TV

First Shown

Date Time Channel
Monday 02 September 2013 9PM Channel 4

Last Shown

Date Time Channel
Monday 02 September 2013 9PM Channel 4

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