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Atta in Virginia Beach

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationHamburg Cell
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationVirginia Beach, Virginia, United States1
TimeApril 4, 20011
PresentMohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi
Narrative and Notes
ReliableA bank surveillance camera photo puts Atta in Virginia. Atta and Shehhi also closed a mailbox they had opened in February. The Hamburg cell's movements in Georgia and Virginia remain unexplained.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.2.
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