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Hijackers drive to LA

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
OriginSan Diego, California, United States1
DestinationLos Angeles, California, United States1
TimeJune 9, 20001
PresentKhalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi, Mohdar Abdullah
Narrative and Notes
ReliableMihdhar, reportedly bored and unhappy in the United States, left for Yemen. His first child had been born while he was in America. Mihdhar and Hazmi had also been unsuccessful in flight training by this time.
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.1.
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