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Hanjour takes pilot refresher course

Part of 9-11

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAmerican Airlines Flight 77 Hijackers
Other Organization9-11 plotters
Other OrganizationAl-Qaeda
SubjectFight training
LocationArizona Aviation, 4855 East Falcon Drive, Mesa, Arizona, United States1
Time Mid December 20001
ParticipantsHani Hanjour
Narrative and Notes
ReliableHanjour sought multi-engine flight training, but instructors discouraged him because his English was so poor. Hanjour said he could not go home without completing the training.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.2.
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