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Satam al Suqami

9-11 Suicide Hijacker


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Means of DeathSuicide Hijacker
Date of DeathSept. 11, 2001
Location of DeathNew York, New York, United States
Affiliation9-11 plotters
SupervisorMohamed Atta
AffiliationAmerican Airlines Flight 11 Hijackers
Full Given NameUstam bin Muhammed Abdel Rahman al-Saqami
Alternate Spelling(s)Satam M. A. al-Suqami, Satam al-Saqami, Satam al-Stiqami, Satam al Saqami, Satam al Stiqami
Age at Death25
Date of BirthJune 28, 1976
Place of BirthRiyadh, Saudi Arabia1
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
Narrative and Notes
  • One of the muscle hijackers on board American Airlines Flight 11, which crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11.
  • Trained Khalden camp near Kabul.
  • Had very little education. Described as not very religious, drank alcohol, and had a minor criminal offense record in Saudi Arabia.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; Government exhibit, United States vs. Moussaoui
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