Bald eagle lands on fire engine during 9/11 memorial ceremony
The moment has been viewed by millions, with many praising its symbolism.
Americans paying their respects on the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks witnessed a poignant moment as a bald eagle landed on a fire engine involved in a memorial service.
Andover Fire Station Chief Jerry Streich took to Facebook Live to share the remarkable moment, after the American symbol landed on the truck – which was being used to hold up a US flag.
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“Look what landed on top of the aerial on 9/11,” said Streich in Minnesota. “Isn’t that unbelievable?”
The eagle flew off shortly afterwards, but the remarkable moment has been viewed millions of times on Facebook.