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Ahmed al-Ghamdi and Moqed fly London-IAD

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
OriginLondon, United Kingdom
DestinationWashington Dulles International Airport, IAD, Dulles, Virginia, United States
TimeMay 2, 20011
PresentAhmed al-Ghamdi, Majed Moqed
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThey were the second pair of muscle hijackers to arrive in the United States. They moved in with Nawaf al-Hazmi and Hani Hanjour in Alexandria, Virginia. The flight had a stopover in London.1
PossibleMoqed may have claimed to be carrying more than $10,000, although U.S. Customs records are not complete.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
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