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Majed Moqed

9-11 Suicide Hijacker


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Means of DeathPlane crashed into Pentagon
Date of DeathSept. 11, 2001
Location of DeathArlington, Virginia, United States
Affiliation9-11 plotters
SupervisorMohamed Atta
AffiliationAmerican Airlines Flight 77 Hijackers
Full Given NameMajid Moqid Mushan bin Ghanim
Alternate Spelling(s)Majid Muqid
Age at Death24
Date of BirthJune 18, 1977
Place of BirthAnnakhil, Saudi Arabia1
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
Narrative and Notes
  • "Muscle" hijacker who assisted in the takeover of American Airlines Flight 77 before it crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Arrived in United States at Dulles, Virginia, on May 2, 2001. Reported carrying more than $10,000 in cash when he entered the country.
  • Dropped out of university, probably radicalized in 1999.1
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.3.
    Photos (left to right): FBI; Government exhibit, United States vs. Moussaoui
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