Hijackers in the September 11 attacks
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There were 19 hijackers in the September 11 attacks, part of an Islamic terrorism group called Al-Qaeda. The 19 hijackers hijacked four aircraft; American Airlines Flight 11 had five hijackers and crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center, United Airlines Flight 175 had five hijackers and crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center, American Airlines Flight 77 had five hijackers and crashed into the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 had four hijackers and crashed outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
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Mohamed Atta was the leader of the hijackers, and helped carry out the attacks. (Pilot-hijackers in bold)
|American Airlines Flight 11||Mohamed Atta||33||Egypt|
|Abdulaziz al-Omari||22||Saudi Arabia|
|United Airlines Flight 175||Marwan al-Shehhi||23||UAE|
|Mohand al-Shehri||22||Saudi Arabia|
|American Airlines Flight 77||Hani Hanjour||29|
|United Airlines Flight 93||Ziad Jarrah||26||Lebanon|
|Ahmed al-Haznawi||20||Saudi Arabia|
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- ↑ "DCI Testimony Before the Joint Inquiry into Terrorist Attacks Against the United States" Archived 2010-03-24 at the Wayback Machine, June 18, 2002.