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Mohand al-Shehri

9-11 Suicide Hijacker


Mohand al-ShehriMohand al-Shehri

Means of DeathSuicide hijacker
Date of DeathSept. 11, 2001
Location of DeathNew York, New York, United States
Affiliation9-11 plotters
SupervisorMohamed Atta
AffiliationUnited Airlines Flight 175 Hijackers
Alias(es)Mahanid Muhammed Fayiz al-Shehri
Alternate Spelling(s)Mohand Alshehri, Mohald al-Shehri, Mohald Alshehri
Place of BirthAsir, Saudi Arabia1
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
Narrative and Notes
  • One of the "muscle" hijackers aboard United Airlines Flight 175, which crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Spent time in ultraconservative Qassim Province in Saudi Arabia before breaking with his family. His frequent visits to Qassim resulting him in failing at university in Riyadh.
  • Arrived in United States in Miami on May 28, 2001.1,2
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 7.3.
    2 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
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