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Atta flies MAD-ATL

Possible Tracking
Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
OriginMadrid Barajas International Airport, MAD, Madrid, Spain1,2
DestinationHartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, ATL, Atlanta, Georgia, United States2
TimeJuly 19, 20011,2
PresentMohamed Atta
Narrative and Notes
PossibleSlight discrepancy between sources on Atta's return flight; the Congressional Joint Inquiry said he returned to Atlanta; the later 9-11 Commission said he returned to Fort Lauderdale. It is most likely he re-entered the United States at Atlanta and continued on to Fort Lauderdale.1,2
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.4.
2Congressional Intelligence Committees Joint Inquiry into Sept. 11, 2001, December 2002, p. 139.
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