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U.S.

Departmentof Justice

FederalBureauof Investigation
ll/ashington, D.C. 2 0535
October21,2010

MR.ERIKLARSON

F O I P AR e q u e s N
t o . : 1 1 5 4 3 1 20- 0 0
Subject:9/11 HIJACKERBOARDING
PASSESAND FLIGHTMANIFESTSOF ALL
FLIGHTSINVESTIGATED

DearMr.Larson:

Thisrespondsto yourFreedomof Information/Privacy


Acts(FOIPA)request.

Thematerialyou requested
is locatedin an investigative
filewhichis exemptfromdisclosure
pursuant
to 5 U.S.C.S 552(bX7XA).
5 U.S.C.S 552(bX7XA) exempts fromdisclosure:

recordsor information compiledfor lawenforcement purposes,butonly


to the extentthatthe production
of suchlawenforcement recordsor
information... couldreasonablybe expectedto interfere
with
enforcement proceedings...

In applyingthisexemption, I havedeterminedthatthe recordsresponsive to yourrequestare law


enforcementrecords;thatthereis a pendingor prospectivelawenforcement proceeding relevantto these
responsive containedin theseresponsive
records;andthatreleaseof the information recordscould
reasonablybe expectedto interfere
withthe enforcementproceedings. Fora furtherexplanation
of this
exemption,seeenclosed Explanation Form.
of Exemptions

Youmayfilean appealby writingto the Director,Officeof InformationPolicy(OlP),U.S.


Departmentof Justice,'1425NewYorkAve.,NW,Suite11050,Washington, D.C. 20530-0001. Your
appealmustbe receivedby OIPwithinsixty(60)daysfromthe dateof thisletterin orderto be considered
timely.Theenvelope andthelettershouldbe clearlymarked"Freedom of InformationAppeal."Pleasecite
the FOIPARequest Numberassigned to yourrequest so thatit maybe identifiedeasily.

Enclosedfor yourinformation
is a copyof the FBIFileFactSheet.

mayI suggestyou reviewthefollowinglinksto resources


Additionally, for the September11,2001
TerroristAttacks-related
material:

a) fri.htm:
http://www.ntsb.oov/info/foia
b) http://www.archives.oov/leoislative/research/9-11:and
c) http://www.vaed.uscourts.qov/notablecases/moussaoui/exhibits.

Verytrulyyours,

@
DavidM. Hardy
SectionChief,
Record/lnformation
DisseminationSection
RecordsManagementDivision

Enclosure