September 11 (9/11) Attacks
Hazmi and Mihdhar arrived in the United States
San Diego, California, U.S.
Hazmi and Mihdhar arrived in the United States in mid-January 2000. In early 2000, Hazmi and Mihdhar took flying lessons in San Diego, California, but both spoke little English, performed poorly in flying lessons, and eventually served as secondary – or "muscle" – hijackers.