Abdulaziz al-Omari

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Abdulaziz al-Omari
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Full Name: Abdulaziz al-Omari
Occupation: Imam (before 9/11)

Security Guard (before 9/11)

Skills: Hijacking airplanes
Hobby: Committing acts of terrorism
Goals: Help crash American Airlines Flight 11 into the WTC (succeeded)
Crimes: Murder
Aircraft hijacking
Destruction of property
Type of Villain: Terrorist


Abdulaziz al-Omari (May 28, 1979 - September 11, 2001) was a Saudi airport security guard and Imam, best known for being one of five hijackers of American Airlines Flight 11 as part of the September 11 attacks.

Omari arrived in the United States in June 2001, on a tourist visa, obtained through the Visa Express program. On September 11, 2001, Omari boarded American Airlines Flight 11 and assisted in the hijacking of the plane, which was crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center as part of the coordinated attacks.

On September 10, 2001, Mohamed Atta picked up Omari from the Milner Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, and the two drove their rented Nissan to a Comfort Inn in South Portland, Maine, where they spent the night in room 232. It was initially reported that Adnan and Ameer Bukhari were the two hijackers who had rented and driven the car. In the early hours of September 11, they boarded a commuter flight back to Boston to connect to American Airlines Flight 11. American 11 was hijacked 15 minutes after the plane departed by Omari and four other hijackers, which allowed trained pilot Mohamed Atta to crash the Boeing 767 into the North Tower of the World Trade Center as part of an attack that killed thousands of people.