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9-11 Second Wave plot

Disrupted Terrorist Plotting
Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 Second Wave Plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Possible Method(s)Hijacked suicide aircraft
Plot Started 2000
ConnectedKhalid Shaikh Mohammed (Organizer) , Mohammed Atef (Organizer) , Zacarias Moussaoui, Abderraouf Jdey, Zaini Zakariya
Narrative and Notes
PossibleAccording to Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, some planning had taken place for a follow-on series of suicide hijackings after 9-11. Zacarias Moussaoui had been identified as a candidate pilot for this attack; this potentially belies some suggestions he was a substitute pilot for Ziad Jarrah on 9-11.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
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