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Nawaf al-Hazmi and Khalid al-Mihdhar fly to LA

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Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Other Organization9-11 plotters
OriginBangkok, Thailand
DestinationLos Angeles International Airport, LAX, Los Angeles, California, United States
TimeJan. 15, 2000
PresentKhalid al-Mihdhar, Nawaf al-Hazmi
Narrative and Notes
ReliableIn March 2000, the CIA's Bangkok station learned al-Hazmi had flown to the United States, but they did not immediately pass this information on to other American security outlets, including the State Department or the FBI.2
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report. July 22, 2004. Chapter 5.2.
2The 9-11 Commission Final Report. July 22, 2004. Chapter 6.1.
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