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Three hijackers in Vegas

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
LocationLas Vegas, Nevada, United States1,2
Start TimeAug. 13, 20011,2
End TimeAug. 14, 20011,2
PresentNawaf al-Hazmi1, Hani Hanjour1, Mohamed Atta1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableIt is not known why the three hijackers spent a night in Las Vegas. It has been speculated they were there purely as tourists.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.4.
2Congressional Intelligence Committees Joint Inquiry into Sept. 11, 2001, December 2002, p. 140.
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