• Born date: 1972-08-13
  • Born in: Saudi Arabia
  • Death date: 2001-09-11
  • Death in: Washington, D.C.
Hani Hanjour

Hani Saleh Hasan Hanjour (Arabic: هاني صالح حسن حنجور‎, Hānī Ṣāliḥ Ḥasan Ḥanjūr; August 13, 1972 – September 11, 2001) was the Saudi Arabian hijacker-pilot of American Airlines Flight 77, crashing the plane into the Pentagon as part of the September 11 attacks.Hanjour first came to the United States in 1991, enrolling at the University of Arizona, where he studied English for a few months before returning to Saudi Arabia early the next year.[citation needed] This was prior to any intentions for a large-scale attack.[citation needed] He came back to the United States in 1996, studying English in California before he began taking flying lessons in Arizona.