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Hanjour pilots plane from NJ to MD

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAmerican Airlines Flight 77 Hijackers
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
OriginCaldwell Flight Academy, 35 Wright Way, Fairfield, New Jersey, United States1
DestinationMontgomery County Airpark, GAI, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States1
TimeJuly 20, 20011
MeansSmall aircraft
PresentHani Hanjour1
PresentNawaf al-Hazmi1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThe route probably allowed them to scout Washington, D.C. On Sept. 11, Hanjour flew his hijacked plane into the Pentagon.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.4.
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