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Waleed al-Shehri and Suqami fly Fort Lauderdale-Freeport

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
OriginFort Lauderdale, Florida, United States1
DestinationFreeport, Bahamas1
TimeMay 19, 20011
PresentWaleed al-Shehri, Satam al Suqami
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThe two had reservations at Bahamas Princess Resort. They were turned away by Bahamian officials because they lacked visas, and they returned to Florida.1
PossibleIt is speculated they took the trip to renew Suqami's US visa and immigration status, as his visa was to expire two days later.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.4.
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