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Movements of Ahmed al-Ghamdi

TimeLocationEventPresent
Fall 1999Al Bahah, Saudi ArabiaInitial assocation of four muscle hijackersAhmed al-Ghamdi, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi
2000Al Farouq Training Camp, Kandahar, AfghanistanMuscle hijackers train at al FarouqAhmed al-Nami (Trainee), Ahmed al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Saeed al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Hamza al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Ahmed al-Haznawi (Trainee), Wail al-Shehri (Trainee), Waleed al-Shehri (Trainee), Salem al-Hazmi (Trainee), Abdul Aziz al Omari (Trainee)
Sept. 3, 2000Saudi ArabiaAhmed al-Ghamdi obtains US visaAhmed al-Ghamdi
Late 2000Al Matar Training Camp, Herat, AfghanistanMuscle hijackers receive pre-9-11 trainingAbu Turab al Urdani (Trainer), Ahmed al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Saeed al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Hamza al-Ghamdi (Trainee), Ahmed al-Haznawi (Trainee), Wail al-Shehri (Trainee), Waleed al-Shehri (Trainee), Mohand al-Shehri (Trainee), Majed Moqed (Trainee), Satam al Suqami (Trainee), Ahmed al-Nami (Trainee), Salem al-Hazmi (Trainee), Abdul Aziz al Omari (Trainee), Fayez Bannihammad (Trainee)
November 2000Beirut, LebanonAhmed al-Ghamdi in BeirutAhmed al-Ghamdi
Early March 2001Bamiyan, Bamiyan, AfghanistanTaliban destroys Bamiyan BuddhasAbdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Ahmed al-Nami, Fayez Bannihammad, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Mohand al-Shehri, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Salem al-Hazmi, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Satam al Suqami, Majed Moqed
Spring 2001Safehouse, Karachi, PakistanMuscle hijackers transit KarachiAbd al Rahim Ghulum Rabbani (Leader), Abdullah Sindhi, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Fayez Bannihammad, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Majed Moqed, Mohand al-Shehri, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Salem al-Hazmi, Ramzi Binalshibh
Spring 2001Dubai, United Arab EmiratesMuscle hijackers transit UAEAli Abdulaziz Ali, Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Nami, Fayez Bannihammad, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Ahmed al-Haznawi, Majed Moqed, Mohand al-Shehri, Saeed al-Ghamdi, Satam al Suqami, Wail al-Shehri, Waleed al-Shehri, Salem al-Hazmi
May 2, 2001Dubai, United Arab EmiratesAhmed al-Ghamdi and Moqed fly Dubai-LondonAhmed al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed
May 2, 2001London, United KingdomArrived via Aircraft
May 2, 2001Alexandria, Virginia, United StatesTwo muscle hijackers move in with Hanjour and HazmiHani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed
May 2, 2001London, United KingdomAhmed al-Ghamdi and Moqed fly London-IADAhmed al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed
May 2, 2001Washington Dulles International Airport, IAD, Dulles, Virginia, United StatesArrived via Aircraft
May 8, 2001Alexandria, Virginia, United StatesFour hijackers visit FairfieldHani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Eyad al Rababah
May 8, 2001Fairfield, Connecticut, United StatesArrived via Car
Mid May 2001Fairfield, Connecticut, United StatesFour hijackers day trip to PatersonHani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Eyad al Rababah
Mid May 2001Paterson, New Jersey, United StatesArrived via Car
Mid May 2001Paterson, New Jersey, United StatesFour hijackers return to FairfieldHani Hanjour, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Majed Moqed, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Eyad al Rababah
Mid May 2001Fairfield, Connecticut, United StatesArrived via Car
Late June 2001Paterson, New Jersey, United StatesSeveral hijackers living in PatersonNawaf al-Hazmi, Salem al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour, Majed Moqed, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi
July 5, 2001Paterson, New Jersey, United StatesMihdhar moves in with Paterson hijackersKhalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Salem al-Hazmi, Hani Hanjour, Majed Moqed, Abdul Aziz al Omari, Ahmed al-Ghamdi
Aug. 7, 2001New Jersey, United StatesAhmed al-Ghamdi and Omari fly to MiamiAhmed al-Ghamdi, Abdul Aziz al Omari
Aug. 7, 2001Miami, Florida, United StatesArrived via Aircraft
0814 local, Sept. 11, 2001Boston Logan International Airport, BOS, Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesUA 175 takes offMarwan al-Shehhi (Leader), Fayez Bannihammad (Attacker), Mohand al-Shehri (Attacker), Ahmed al-Ghamdi (Attacker), Hamza al-Ghamdi (Attacker)
0842 local, Sept. 11, 2001UA 175 hijack location, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United StatesUA 175 hijackedMarwan al-Shehhi, Fayez Bannihammad, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi
0903 local, Sept. 11, 2001World Trade Center South Tower, Two World Trade Center, New York, New York, United StatesUA 175 crashes into WTC South TowerMarwan al-Shehhi, Fayez Bannihammad, Mohand al-Shehri, Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi

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