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Atta flies from Prague to Newark

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Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationHamburg Cell
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
OriginRuzyne International Airport, PRG, Prague, Czech Republic1
DestinationNewark Liberty International Airport, EWR, Newark, New Jersey, United States1
TimeJune 3, 20001
MeansAircraft
PresentMohamed Atta
 
 
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAccording to Binalshibh, Atta believed leaving for the United States from Prague instead of Hamburg would contribute to operational security. Atta is not believed to have met anyone in Prague.1
 
 
Sources
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.2.
 
 
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