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Mohamed Atta is believed to have been the pilot of the first plane that crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Mohamed Atta came to the United States and learnt how to fly planes in Florida. While living in America, it is interesting to note how he was not at all seduced by his new home and remained steadfast in his mission.
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Atta's plane had struck the World Trade Center's North Tower, killing "an unknown number of people" in the offices there on impact, according to the 9/11 Commission Report. A short time later, another plane struck the World Trade Center—this time hitting the South Tower. More than 2,700 people died in the attack on the World Trade Center in total.
One of Atta's bags did not make it onto Flight 11,
leaving investigators few clues regarding the planning of the most deadly terror attack on American soil. One item found was a letter that spelled out the steps to be taken before the attack, showing how meticulously Atta had planned this horrifying event.
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