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Moussaoui seeks flight training in Malaysia

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
TimeFall 2000
PresentZacarias Moussaoui
Narrative and Notes
ReliableHe went to Malaysia on orders of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, but he could not find a flight school he liked. So he started stockpiling four tons of ammonium nitrate for bombs to be planted on cargo planes flying to the United States, until KSM found out and recalled him to Pakistan.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.2.
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