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Navy pilot on doomed 9/11 flight tells wife ‘go have good times’ in tragic call

A 9/11 victim onboard a hijacked plane left his wife a heartbreaking farewell voicemail message.

US Navy pilot and instructor Brian Sweeney was on the doomed United Flight 175 which smashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center.

In his final moments before the devastating crash, Brian reached for a seat-back Airfone to speak to his wife one final time.

In the call which has since become famous, Brian said: "Jules, this is Brian. Listen, I'm on an airplane that's been hijacked.

"If things don't go well, and it's not looking good, I just want you to know I absolutely love you.

"I want you to do good, go have good times. Same to my parents and everybody, and I just totally love you, and I'll see you when you get there."

Brian's wife Julie was working at the time as a high school teacher, according to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

It was not until her mother-in-law Louise rang to say Brian's plane had been hijacked that she headed home to hear his message.

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Julie described her husband's last words as "very powerful" and even just listening to him speak helped calm her, The Sun reports.

She said: "The calmness in his voice soothed me… And it’s very powerful. He made very powerful statements with that message."

Within seven months of meeting at a bar in Philadelphia, Brian and Julie tied the knot, she told Newsweek.

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She added that at 6ft 3in, Brian was "a force to be reckoned with."

Brian's voicemail resurfaces with each anniversary of the terror attack as people share memories of the 3,000 loved ones killed.

Julie is now remarried and has two children.

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