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Nawaf al-Hazmi

9-11 Suicide Hijacker

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Nawaf al-HazmiNawaf al-Hazmi

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ImportanceHigh
Means of DeathCrashed into Pentagon
Date of DeathSept. 11, 2001
Location of DeathArlington, Virginia, United States
Affiliation9-11 plotters
RoleSenior Operative
SupervisorMohamed Atta
AffiliationAmerican Airlines Flight 77 Hijackers
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
Full Given NameNawaf bin Muhammed Salim al-Hazmi
NationalitySaudi
Alias(es)Rabia al Makki1
Alternate Spelling(s)Nawaf al-Hamzi, Nawaf Alhazmi
Age at Death25
Date of BirthAug. 9, 1976
Place of BirthMecca, Saudi Arabia
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Nawaf al-Hazmi was considered second-in-command to Mohamed Atta among the 19 suicide hijackers on Sept. 11. Along with his friend Khalid al-Mihdhar, he was considered one of two veteran al-Qaeda operatives among the 19.
  • He was aboard American Airlines Flight 77 when it crashed into the Pentagon on Sept. 11.
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    Sources
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Chapter 5.3.
    Photos (left to right): FBI; Government exhibit, United States vs. Moussaoui
     
     
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