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Atta flies LAS-FLL

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
OriginLas Vegas McCarran International Airport, LAS, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States2
DestinationFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, FLL, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States2
TimeAug. 14, 20011,2
PresentMohamed Atta2
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThey had a one-and-a-half hour layover before connecting on a flight to Baltimore. It has been noted that Zacarias Moussaoui was training not far away, but there is no evidence they met with him during their layover.2
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.4.
2Congressional Intelligence Committees Joint Inquiry into Sept. 11, 2001, December 2002, p. 140.
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