PREFERRED TERM
Ali Atwa  
DEFINITION
  • aka Ammar Mansour Bouslim, Hassan Rostom Salim Lebanese citizen Ali Atwa is perhaps best known as the would-be hijacker who was bumped from TWA Flight 847. Atwa was included on the FBI's October 2001 list of the 22 “most wanted terrorists” for his role in the 1985 hijacking, which developed into a several-week-long hostage ordeal and led to the death of a U.S. Navy officer. [Source: Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Atwa, Ali (1960–)]
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