Portion of plane that hit WTC found

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NEW YORK (CNN) — A piece believed to be from one of the airliners that hit the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, has been found behind the site of an Islamic community center near ground zero, the New York Police Department said Friday.

Investigators are looking into how a part of what appears to be landing gear became wedged between 51 Park Place — the site of a controversial community center — and another building just a few blocks from ground zero.

“If you see how confined this space is, and you realize the chaos that existed on this street on that day, it’s not surprising,” NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said.

“No clean up went on in this 18 inch space.”

Even so, he said investigators were looking at all possibilities, including whether the part was intentionally placed between the two buildings.

“We are also looking into…

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