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Atta and Shehhi attend Florida flight school

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationHamburg Cell
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationHuffman Aviation, 400 East Airport Avenue, Venice, Florida, United States1
Start Time Summer 2000
End Time Late September 20001
ParticipantsMohamed Atta (Trainee) , Marwan al-Shehhi (Trainee)
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAtta enrolled first, then both enrolled in an accelerated course. By late July, both took solo flights. By mid-August, they had passed the private pilot airman test.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.2.
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