- Reporter's Notebook: Moussaoui Says He Was to Fly Fifth Plane in 9/11 Attacks
At his death penalty trial in Northern Virginia today, Zacarias Moussaoui took the witness stand, against the advice of his own attorneys. The confessed al Qaeda conspirator stated that he and "shoe bomber" Richard Reed were to have flown a fifth plane into the White House. Sarah Kelley, who covers the federal courts for Legal Times, a Washington DC-based weekly, says the testimony greatly strengthens the government's request for the death penalty.
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