Following the September 11th attacks, the FBI seized the blue Nissan that hijacker Mohamed Atta drove to the airport. The following is the application for a search warrant, the search warrant, the affadavit and the receipt for property seized from the car.
52646Search warrant against 9/11 hijacker's car2001
IN RE: Affidavit and Application to Search and Warrant to Search A blue Nissan Altima automobile, VIN 1N4DL01D81C212547, bearing Massachusetts license plate number 3335VI
Misc. No 01-46-C
GOVERNMENT'S MOTION TO UNSEAL
NOW COMES the United States of American, by and through its attorneys, Paula D. Silsby, United States Attorney, and respectfully moves this Honorable Court to unseal the Application and Affidavit for Search Warrant, Search Warrant, and Receipt/Inventory of Property Taken pursuant to Search Warrant, in the above-captioned matter. The government previously moved to seal these items and the Court granted those motions on September 12 and 14, 2001. In light of investigative developments and publicity since those dates, the Government no longer believes that the above items should remain sealed.