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Atta and Shehhi return to Huffman pilot 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 Early October 2000
End Time Mid December 2000
ParticipantsMohamed Atta (Trainee) , Marwan al-Shehhi (Trainee)
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThey earned instrument certificates from the FAA in November, and passed their commercial pilot tests and received licenses in mid-December.

At this point they began flying large jets in simulators.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.2.
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