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Zacarias Moussaoui

9-11 plotters Substitute pilot

Detained

Zacarias MoussaouiZacarias Moussaoui

Details
ImportanceLow
Location of DetentionFlorence, Colorado, United States1
Capturing AuthorityUnited States Immigration and Naturalization Service
Date of CaptureAug. 16, 2001
Location of CaptureMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Affiliation9-11 plotters
RoleSubstitute pilot
SupervisorKhalid Shaikh Mohammed
Affiliation9-11 Second Wave Plotters2
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
NationalityFrench
NationalityMoroccan
Alias(es)Shaqil, Abu Khalid al Sahrawi, Sally
Date of BirthMay 30, 1968
Place of BirthFrance
GenderMale
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
Charging authorityUnited States
In connection with9-11
Charges issuedDec. 10, 2001
SentenceLife imprisonment.1
 
 
Sources
1 U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons web site, Oct. 19, 2006.
2 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
Photos (left to right): USA v. Moussoaui exhibit.; USA v. Moussoaui exhibit.
 
 
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