Terror pilot cousin to testifyat Hamburg 9/11 trial

21st September 2004, Comments 0 comments

21 September 2004 , HAMBURG - The re-trial of Mounir al-Motassadeq, the only person ever convicted of a role in the 11 September 2001 attacks, resumed Tuesday after a one-week recess with testimony expected from a relative of one of the suicide pilots. The witness is a second cousin of Ziad Jarrah, a Lebanese suspected of piloting United Airlines flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania killing all aboard. Motassadeq was convicted at his first trial of assisting in 3,000 murders and being a member of the Ham

21 September 2004

HAMBURG - The re-trial of Mounir al-Motassadeq, the only person ever convicted of a role in the 11 September 2001 attacks, resumed Tuesday after a one-week recess with testimony expected from a relative of one of the suicide pilots.

The witness is a second cousin of Ziad Jarrah, a Lebanese suspected of piloting United Airlines flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania killing all aboard.

Motassadeq was convicted at his first trial of assisting in 3,000 murders and being a member of the Hamburg terrorist cell that included Jarrah. He was sent to prison for 15 years. Appeal judges ordered the case to be reheard and he was released.

DPA

Subject: German news

0 Comments To This Article