Judy U Tombernet was headed home to the bay area from a business trip to New York on a United flight 93.
Using his cell phone he called his wife in California and told her that three men had taken the control of the plane.
"He knows the journey was going; he was not whispering, he was talking quickly and he was ready to do something."
It was the first three phone calls Dina Bernet were received from the plane.
Her husband had the executive of Abay Farmer Suit company.
Described how the terrorism has stepped to death. One person on board and was threatening to detonate a bomb.
She told him about the attack on the World Trade Center. "He was fighting to come home.
He had every intention to been here that night."
United flight 93 was headed from New York to San Francisco, but the hijackers diverted in the direction of Washington DC.
The plane never reached it's target. It crashed in Western Pennsylvania and Dina Bernet is convinced her husband is one reason why.
I pledged with him to please sit down and not draw attention to himself, and he said "no...no... if they are going to run this into the ground we are going to do something."
Last night at east doors catholic church in Denver California, family and friends gathered in his memory.
"I try confer from the fact that I know he didn't go down by giving up. He certainly was on a fighting."
But the couple's three children, ages five and three, by having a tough time understanding why their daddy isn't in home yet.
"They asked if he was in heaven and I said yes. They asked if he could talked to them on his cell phone."
At least 45 people died who were on the flight 93,including Tom Bernet. But had their plane ever reached it's intended target,the death toll could have been much higher. David Lite, ABC news, Los Angeles.