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Jarrah seeks to fly over Hudson Corridor

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationUnited Airlines Flight 93 Hijackers
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationHortman Aviation, 9800 Ashton Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States1
TimeEarly June 20011
PresentZiad Jarrah
Narrative and Notes
ReliableJarrah asked to fly the Hudson Corridor, a heavily trafficked, low-altitude area along the Hudson River that passes by the World Trade Center. Hortman Aviation deemed he was too inexperienced to fly the route without an instructor.1
PossibleThe 9-11 report isn't precise that Jarrah actually took the Hudson flight, but it is assumed he did.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.4.
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