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Hanjour seeks to fly over Hudson Corridor

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAmerican Airlines Flight 77 Hijackers
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationAir Fleet Training Systems, 150 Fred Wehran Drive, Teterboro, New Jersey, United States1
TimeEarly June 20011
PresentHani Hanjour
Narrative and Notes
ReliableHanjour asked to fly the Hudson Corridor, a heavily trafficked, low-altitude area along the Hudson River that passes by the World Trade Center. His request was granted, but his instructor declined a second request because he deemed Hanjour's skills inadequate.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.4.
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