PREFERRED TERM
Mohamed Atta  
DEFINITION
  • Mohamed Atta was one of the men who hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 and crashed it into the north tower of New York City's World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, in the first in a series of attacks that left approximately 3,000 people dead, including the 19 hijackers. Information about Atta is somewhat sketchy, but he is believed to have been one the ringleaders, if not the primary leader, of the September 11 attacks. [Source: Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Atta, Mohamed (1968–2001)]
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