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LawEnforcement SensitiveTABLE
OF
CONTENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY"HIJACKERPROFILES
...
Mohammed
AttaBiographical
InformationTimeline
Abdul
Aziz
Al
Oman
BiographicalInformationTimelineSatam Al SuqamiBiographical InformationTimelineWaleed
Al Shehri
Biographical InformationTimelineWail Al Shehri
Biographical
Information
TimelineHIJACKER ASSOCIATES.
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Law
Enforcement SensitiveAMERICAN
AIRLINES FLIGHT
#11
INVESTIGATIVE
SUMMARY
(LES)
On
September 11,2001,
at approximately 7:59 a.m., American Airlines (AA)
Flight
#11,
a Boeing 767 aircraft, departed from Logan International Airport, Boston Massachusetts, bound
for
Los
Angeles,
California, with
81
passengers and
11
crew members on board. Five MiddleEastern males using box cutters and possibly mace or pepper spray hijacked the
flight
approximately 14 minutes into the
flight.
The FBI has
identified five
hijackers aboard Flight
11.
They
are
MOHAMED
ATTA,
date
of
birth September
1,
1968 (Seat
8D,
Business Class);ABDUL AZIZ
AL
OMARI,
dateofbirthMay 28,1979 (Seat8G,Business Class);SAT AM ALSUQAMI, dateofbirth June 28,1976 (Seat 10B, Business Class); WALEEDAL SHEHRI,dateof birth December
20,1978
(Seat 2B, First Class); and WAIL AL SHEHRI, date of birth July 31,
1973
(Seat
2A,
First
Class).
(LES)
The
cockpit voice recorder
from
the
flight
has not
been recovered
from
the
crash site.
Anunknown
individual keyed
the
microphone that communicated with
the Air
Traffic
ControlTower
and the
following information
was
recorded. Tower
was
trying
to
verify
if
Flight
#11was
trying
to
contact
the
Tower.
The
person
on
Flight
#11,
not
further
identified,
stated
thefollowing:
We
have
some planes. Just stay
quiet
and youwillbeo.k.We arereturningto theairport. The
Tower
tried to
verify
again if Flight
#11
was trying to contact the Tower. ThepersononFlight
#11
statedthe
following:
Nobody move, everythingiso.k.If you try tomake
any
moves
you
will
injure yourself
and the
airplane. Let's stay quiet.
The
person
on
Flight
#11
then
stated: Nobody move please,
we are
going
back
to the
airport. Don't
try to
make
any
stupid
moves.(LES) Interviews of employees of the
airline
revealed threepre-crashtelephone calls with the
following
details pertaining
to the
takeover
of the
aircraft.
BETTY
ONG
advised Operations
SpecialistNYDIA
GONZALEZ that she was Flight Attendant Number 3 on Flight
11.
(RAYCORNELL
SCOTT,
manager
on
duty
at the
Information
Center
for
American Airlines
was
advisedof the Emergency phone call and listened to the call.) ONG stated the individual who
was
seated
in 9B
appeared
to be
dead. Flight Attendant Number
1 was
stabbed,
in
seriouscondition and had
been
placed on oxygen. Flight Attendant Number 5 had also been stabbed, but
was not
described
as
being
in
serious condition.
ONG
relayed that
a
passenger
who was
seated
in
10B
was
currently
in the
cockpit.
The
passenger's name
was
provided
and
phoneticallyreported
as
SAMIR
AL
ASAQUAMI(SATAM
AL
SUQAMI).
ONG
advised that passengersseatedin
seats
2A, 2B and
10
Bparticipatedin thetakeoverofFlight
11.
These individuals were
identified
by the
manifest
as
Passenger
2A,
WAIL
AL
SHEHRI; Passenger
2B as
WALEED
AL
SHEHRIand
Passenger
10 B asSATAMALSUQAMI.ONGadvisedtheFirst Class
passengers
had
been
moved to the coach section but did not
specify
if this was done by the
flight
crew
or the
hijackers.
ONG
began explaining that
the
plane
was
rapidly descending
and
that theywere
going
down fast. Thereafter
the
phone call
was
disconnected. SCOTT looked
at the
clockwhich
indicated the time was
approximately
8:43
a.m.
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