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AHMED ABDULLAH ALNAMI

UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 93


BOEING 757
8:01 AM LEFT GATE, TOOK OFF FROM NEWARK AT 8:42 AM FOR SAN
FRANCISCO
CRASHED IN^STONY CREEK TWP (SOMERSET COUNTY), PA, AT 10:02AM

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AHMED ABDULLAH ALNAMI \: United Airlines #93, Seat 3C

Date of Birth: 12/7/1977 (USCS Database searches on Security Directive names).

Place of Birth: Jeddah-Safa, Asir Province, Saudi Arabia (Chronology;#/ll/01, 10 pm,


NY 473 & NY-280350-A, Serial 5 & 16; visa form-NK, SAi| |

Citizenship: Saudi Arabian (NY-280350, EC from Dallas 9/19/01) \y of residence: Saudi Arabia. Addr

(NY-280350, EC from Dallas 9/19/01; NK, SA| f

Florida Identification Card: A455001774470

Height: Approximately 5'9" to 5'10" (NY-280350-PG, Serial 303)

ALIASES

ALI AHMED ALNAMI

AHMED A. A. AL NAMI (NY-2803SO-MM, Serial 2575-Florida driver's license


information)

AHMED A. AL-NAMI (Hostel International Saudi Arabian Youth Hostel card from PG
fax of photos taken at scene)

AHMED A. A. ALNAMI (265A-NY-280350-BS, Serial 352)

AHMED BEN ABDULLAH BEN AHMED EL ZABAGY (NY-280350-A, Serial 16)

AHMED BEN ABDULLAH BEN AHMED EL AGAMY (NY-280350-A, Serial 16)

AHMED AL-NAWI (From SIOC website information. [Source: Case 265D-NY-280350])

[Ahmed can also be spelled Ahmad.]

FAMILY
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J(mother) (Al Watan newspaper-NK, SAJ_

EDUCATION I

No details concerning Alnami's eductaion are available at present time. I

ALL RESIDENCES (INCLUDE UTILITIES) I

755 Dotterel Road, Apt 1504, Delray Beach, FL 33444 (6/15-8/30/01: NY-280350-MM,
Serial 3169] (Florida driver's license information; same address provided for
flight reservations as Ahmed Alghamdi and Saeed Alghamdi [also Florida
driver's license information]) (NY-280350-MM, Serial 2575) !

Hill Hotel, 418 S. Federal Hwy Apt. 117, Hollywood, FL 33308-3616 (NY-280350-BS,
Serial 352)

Deluxe Inn, 1150 S. Federal Highway, Dania, FL [6/11-14/01] (NY-280350-MM, Serial


3255) I

4641 Bougainvilla Dr., Lauderdale By The Sea, FL (Ziad Jarrah's residence, phone # here
[954-771-0620] was provided for flight reservations by AInami, Ahmed
Alghamdi (UA175), and Saeed Alghamdi [UA93]) (NY-280350-MM, Serial
59) j

JOBS/CAREER
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No information is available concerning jobs/careers for AInami.

LOCATION TIMELINE

1977 \r 7

Bora in Saudi Arabia. (USCS Database searches on Security Directive names).

December 17 P
Born in Saudi Arabia. [Information from FBI NW/CJIS, contactj_

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2000

Studied Islamic law at King Khaled University in Abha, Saudi Arabia (The Washington
Post, 9/25/01) I

Prayer leader at a mosque in Abha, Asir Province, Saudi Arabia. (The Washington Post,
9/25/01) I \e to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (The Washington Post, 9/25

October 28 |
In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Alnami obtained a Bl/62 multiple entry visa, valid until 10/27/02,
using Saudi Arabian passport #C115007. Alnami gave his home phone
number as 6743848. He stated jhat he was traveling to Los Angeles, CA, for
a three month visit and he would be accompanied by "my friend Mosh
Abag." CNK,SA| j
2001 \l 23

4/22/03, using Saudi Arabian passport #C505363. This time he gave 6368842
as his home phone. Alnami crossed out the name he had put down as a
traveling companion and wrote "alone." He wrote that he was visiting
Florida ["floreda"] for two to three weeks. (NK, SAl b

May 26
Alnami, Mohand Alsheri (UA 175) and Hamza Algamdi (UA 175) purchased their one-way
tickets together for S8,460 (United Arab Emirates [UAE] currency) which
converts to 52,350 (USA - S783 each). The tickets were purchased in Dubai,
UAE. (Virgin Atlantic Airlines faxed a PNR Body report on this.)
(NY-280350, Serial 4350)

May 28
INS indices revealed that Alnami, Alsheri (UA 175) and Algamdi (UA 175) departed Dubai
on Emirates Airlines 7 at 2:15 am on 5/28/01, and arrived at London
Gatwick at 6:55 am. The group then departed Gatwick on Virgin Atlantic
Airlines 5 at 10:45 am and arrived in Miami at 3:15 pm. The group gave
Virgin Atlantic Airlines a contact of MUSTAFA/B 050 7696327 or 06
5725252. (NY-280350, Serial 4350) Alnami traveled on a B2 visa, valid
through 11/27/01. (Chronology: 9/11/01,10 pm, NY 473). He provided the
address of a Sheraton Hotel in Miami. (NY-280350-DL, Serial 1778) Alnami
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was not registered at any of the Miami Sheratons. (NY-280350-MM, Serial
\)

iJuneir
-t SunTrust bank account was opened with a 54,700 deposit. (NY-280350-BS, Serial 352)

!June 11
i Ahmed A. A. AInami, Manvan Alshehhi (UA 175), Mohamed Atta (AA 11), Sageed
Alghhandi [Saeed Alghamdi, UA 93] and two unknown individuals stayed at
the Deluxe Inn, 1150 S. Federal Highway, Dania, FL, from 6/11/01 to 6/14/01.
! The registration card filled out in Alnami's name by Alshehhi was entered
\o evidence for possible latent prints. (NY-280350-MM, Serial 3255)

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I I had a chance encounter with Atnami on Father's Pay 2001 at a gun show at
the Ft. Lauderdale war memorial. I Hwas waiting at the door for his
daughter to come out of the bathroom. AInami thought! [worked
there and asked how to purchase a gun without the paperwork and having to
wait. I [advised that it was not possible and AInami stated his
understanding was that he could deal with one individual to avoid the
paperwork. (NY-280350-MM, Serial 3193)

June 26
52,800 deposit in SunTrust account. (NY-280350-BS, Serial 352)

July 30
5500 was withdrawn from the SunTrust account via ATM, 5100 at a time. (NY-280350-BS,
Serial 352)

August 27
On 9/13/01, Michelle Erb, Service Director, United Airlines (UA), provided a detailed
summary of UA Passenger Data Records regarding UA #93. Erb advised
that on 8/27/01, an individual identifying himself as "Sajarah" booked a
reservation for AInami and Saeed Alghamdi with Visa credit card number
4011806070815781 (expires 6/03), through United Airlines' Honolulu,
Hawaii, reservation office. The credit card was declined and attempts to
contact Alghamdi failed. (NY-280350-A, Serial 16)

52,000 was withdrawn from the bank account via check presented to a branch of SunTrust.
(NY-280350-BS, Serial 352)

September 5
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AInami called UA's Bloomington office checking on the status of the two tickets he ordered
on 8/27/01, at which time he was advised of the declination. Approximately
38 minutes later, Alghamdi contacted UA's Burbank office and provided
Visa credit card number 4011806070840805 (exp. 7/03). The second credit
card number was approved and e-tickets were issued for both Alghamdi and
AInami. The purchase price of the tickets totaled $3,539.50. AInami and
Alghamdi were assigned seats 3C and 3D, respectively. (NY-280350-A, Serial
16)

AInami and Alghamdi visited Mile High Travel/Chambers Travel, 250-A Commercial
Boulevard, Lauderdale By The Sea, FL. They paid cash for two tickets on
Spirit Airlines flight 1460 leaving at 6:35 pm from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and
arriving at 9:30 pm in Newark, NJ, on 9/7/01. (NY-280350 -MM, Serial 1613)
In booking their flight, they provided contact number 514-748-2522, which
belongs to Vision Travel, 100 Boulevard - Alexis Nihon, Quebec, Canada.
(NY-280350-NK, Serial 1758)

September 7
54,400 was withdrawn from the account via check presented to a branch of SunTrust in
addition to S500 withdrawn from an ATM. (NY-280350-BS, Serial 352)

AInami and Alghamdi flew from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, to Newark, NJ, on Spirit Continental
Airlines. Four used tickets for Alghamdi, Alhaznawi, AInami, and Ziad
Jarrah found in Newark Day's Inn rooms. (Chronology: 9/12/01,10:30 pm,
NK)

September 8
AInami and Alghamdi arrived together in Newark, NJ. They checked into Newark Airport
Marriott Hotel at 12:31 am with Jarrah. A videotape at the hotel shows
AInami entering the Marriott on 9/8/01 carrying two bags, a medium sized
dark-colored suitcase with wheels and "telescopic" handle and with a
shoulder strap, a large, dark (possibly green) gym bag with no visible
markings. (NY-280350-NK, Serial 364 & 1727; -PG, Serial 303)

September 10
Credit card/debit charges at Kinko's #1232, 55 Route 22 East, Springfield, NJ, in the
amount of S22.15, and at the Citgo Gas Station #5234, Cliffside, NJ, in the
amount of $6.74 and $3.99. (NY-280350-SL, Serial 152) Alghamdi and
Jarrah entered the Kinko's store at approximately 4:04 pm, stayed on the
Internet for 58 minutes, and printed seven pages. They then proceeded to
the ticket counter where Jarrah presented Alnami's credit card to pay the
$22.15 in fees charged by Kinko's, but when the clerk handed him the credit
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card receipt to sign, he picked up the receipt and handed it to the Alghamdi,
who appeared surprised. The men then spoke in a foreign 4anguage that was
not Arabic, then Alghamdi signed the receipt. Jarrah and Alghamdi then left
Kinko's at approximately 5:08 pm. (NY-280350-NK, Serial 1293)

(LES) AInami stayed at the Newark Airport Days Inn; evidence collected by Newark
provided a positive identification. (CTD Summary VI, 9/17/01; NY-280350,
Serial 2268)

September 11
7:03 am: AInami checked in two bags for the flight--3UA77391 and 3UA77392. (NY-
280350-PG, Serial 303)

7:40 am: AInami boarded the plane and sat in seatSC. (Chronology 9/16/01,10:30 p.m.,
NK)
8:01 am: UA #93 pulled away from the gate.

8:42 am: UA #93 departed Newark for San Francisco.

9:28 am: Hijackers took over the plane.

10:02 am: UA #93 crashed in Stoney Creek Township, Pennsylvania.

ARRESTS/LEO CONTACTS (US AND FOREIGN)

No information concerning arrests or law enforcement contacts for AInami.

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PASSPORTS, IDENTIFICATIONS WITH INS, DOS, CUSTOMS

Passport: Saudi #C505363 issued 4/23/od in Jeddah (Chronology: 9/11/01,10 p.m. NY 473
& NY-280350-A, Serial 5&16J
Saudi #C115007 (NK, SA| I

INS: 32942076908 (for a stay of 5/28/01-11/27/01) (NY-280350-A, Serial 16)

ASSOCIATES, LOCATED AND UNLOCATED

HAMZA ALGHAMDI. (UA 175) and MOHAND ALSHERI (UA 175)

Traveled with Ahmad Alnami from Dubai, UAE, via London to Miami on
5/28/01. (NY-280350-A, Serial 5 & USCS Database searches on Security
Directive names).

Linked by address to Alnami. (HQ 4864).

MOHAMED ATTA (AA 11)

Linked by address to Alnami. (HQ 4864).

MOHAND ALSHERI (UA 175), MOHAMED ATTA (AA 11) and MARWAN ALSHEHHI
(UA 175)

AInami's personal check, found in a Newark hotel room, gave his address as
'418 S. Federal Highway, Apt. 117, Hollywood, FL.1 This is the address of
the Hill Hotel. Mohamad Shahri (aka for Mohand Alsheri?) and Mohamad
Elsayed (aka for Mohamed Atta) stayed in room 117 with an additional
person on 5/28/01. They used 1836 Lincoln Street, Hollywood, FL, as a home
address. 1836 is a four unit split complex. (NY-280350, Serial 1897) It is the
home address of Manvan Alshehhi per his Verizon calling card. (NY-
280350, Serial 1610)

MARWAN ALSHEHHI (UA 175), MOHAMED ATTA (AA 11), and SAEED ALGHAMDI
(UA 93)

Ahmed A. A. Alnami, Manvan Alshehhi, Mohamed Atta, Sageed Alghhandi [Saeed


Alghamdi] and two unknown individuals stayed at the Deluxe Inn, 1150 S.
Federal Highway, Dania, FL, from 6/11/01 to 6/14/01. (NY-280350-MM,
Serial 3255)
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FINANCES/ACCOUNTS

Bank Account: SunTrust, # 0782002028580

. This account was opened on 6/1/01, with a 54,700 deposit and subsequently funded with an
additional 52,800 deposit on 7/06/01. On 7/30/01, S500 was withdrawn from
the account via ATM. On 8/27/01, $2,000 was withdrawn from the account
via check presented to a branch of SunTrust. On 9/07/01, an additional
S4,400 was withdrawn from the account via check presented to a branch of
SunTrust in addition to S500 withdrawn from an ATM. As of 9/11/01, this
account possessed a balance of S92.39. (NY-280350-BS, Serial 352)

COMMUNICATION ACCOUNTS (E-MAIL, CELL PHONES, PDAS, ETC.)

954-771-0620 (same phone # provided for flight reservations as Ahmed Aighamdi and
Saeed Aighamdi; # for Ziad Jarrah's residence at 4641 Bougainvilla Dr.,
Lauderdale By The
Sea, FL) (NY-280350-MM, Serial 59)

561-278-1762 (number for 755 Dotterel Rd., Delray Beach, FL)

954-815-3004 (associated with credit card/debit) (NY-280350-SL, Serial 152)

954-925-8800 (Hill Hotel, 418 S. Federal Hwy, Hollywood, FL) (NK, SA| |

INSURANCE POLICIES

No information available concerning insurance policies for AInami.

ALL PHONE(S) TOLL RECORDS, BILLING

No information available concerning phone(s) toll records, billings for AInami.

CRIME SCENE EVIDENCE

Lab Number: 010912013


The following items were recovered from the crash site of United Airlines Flight #93 and
were personally delivered to the laboratory b^i jofthe
Pittsburgh Field Office:

Ql Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Identification Card


Q2 Saudi Arabian Youth Hostels Association Identification Card under the
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name of Ahmed A. A. Alnami ;
Q3 Three (3) small color photographs, tivo (2) strips of negatives and an
enlarged photocopy of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Identification Card
Lab Number: 010913013 \^
The following specimens were personally delivered by] |of the Pittsburgh
Field Office:

Q18 Silver colored blade and piece of black handle

Lab Number: 010914023


The following items were recovered from the crash site of United Airlines Flight #93 and
were personally delivered to the laboratory by| [of the
Pittsburgh Field Office:

Q44 Possible homemade knife


Q45 Handwritten letter with possible Arabic writing [Analyst Comment: This is
page one of the four page "Dear Traveler" letter.)

SEARCH EVIDENCE

On 9/14/01, members of the Miami Division, Evidence Response Team (ERT)


responded to Mana Loa Apartments, 4532 Bougainvilla Drive, Apartment 2,
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida in order to assist in a consent search of said
apartment:

At approximately 12:45 am, a search revealed six small plane training videos.
The copyright date of the videos was 1993 and 1994.

Among the items of evidence were collected from the scene were the
following:

Miscellaneous kitchen items and products


Papers and magnets from refrigerator in kitchen
Handwritten documents from TV stand in living room
Latent fingerprints from oven handle in kitchen
Latent fingerprints from cable box in living room
Hairs and fibers from living room
Hairs and fibers from dining room
Hairs and fibers from kitchen
Hairs and fibers from bedroom
Hairs and fibers from bedroom closet
Hairs and fibers from bathroom (NY-280350-302, Serial 14154)
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PREPARATION PATTERNS AND PRACTICES

• A five page Arabic document was located at the crash site of United Airlines
Flight 93. (Reference: LAB# 010914023HCHO) The document provided
details regarding the strategy and preparation required to conduct a
hijacking. The Behavioral Sciences Unit provided an analysis of the
document. (Reference: 265A-NY-280350-HQ-4809)

CREDIT CARDS AND ASSOCIATED CREDIT CARDS

Credit Cards: 4011-8060-7081-5781 (NY-280350-BS, Serial 352)

Associated Credit Cards: Visa 4011-8060-7081-5781 (expires 6/03)


Visa 4011-8060-7084-0805 (exp. 7/03)
Visa 4011-8060-7084-4627 (exp. unknown)

On 9/13/01, Michelle Erb, Service Director, United Airlines (UA), provided a


detailed summary of UA Passenger Data Records regarding UA flight 93.
Erb advised that on 8/27/01, an individual identifying himself as "Sajarah"
booked a reservation for Alnami and Saeed Alghamdi with Visa credit card
number 4011806070815781 (expires 6/03), through United Airlines'
Honolulu, Hawaii, reservation office. The credit card was declined and
attempts to contact Alghamdi failed. On 9/5/01, Alnami called UA's
Bloomington office checking on the status of the two tickets at which time he
was advised of the declination. Approximately 38 minutes later, Alghamdi
contacted UA's Burbank office and provided Visa credit card number
4011806070840805 (exp. 7/03). The second credit card number was approved
and e-tickets were issued for both Alghamdi and Alnami. The purchase
price of the tickets totaled S3,539.50. Alnami and Alghamdi were assigned
seats 3C and 3D, respectively. (NY-280350-A, Serial 16)

United Airlines' station manager Terry Rizzuto provided the credit card
number Visa (probably) 4011-8060-7084-4627 (exp. unknown). It was used
for flight #93 by Alhaznawi, Alghamdi, and Alnami. (NY-280350-NK, Serial
2277)

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