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Timeline: The shoe bomber case

1992 -1994 -- The British Home Office says Richard Reid twice stayed at Feltham Young Offenders Institution in West London -- for 10 days in 1992 and a month in 1994. It was not known what charges led to Reid's incarceration there.

Late 1998 and early 1999 -- Brixton Mosque chairman Abdul Haqq Baker says Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui --the only person so far charged with conspiracy in the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States -- attended the same South London mosque during this period, though it is not known if they were there at the same time.

July 2001 -- Israeli government officials say Reid travels Israel for "around 10 days" before apparently traveling by land to Egypt.

August to December 2001 -- Reid reportedly lives in Amsterdam, working in restaurants.

Early December 2001-- Reid allegedly spends 10 days in Brussels, Belgium, staying at the Dar Salam hostel in an Arab and North African neighborhood.

December 5 or 6, 2001 -- Reid tells Belgian authorities he'd lost his British passport. The British Embassy issues him a new one, authorities say.

December 15, 2001 -- Reid reportedly checks out of the Brussels hostel and arrives in Paris, France, the next day.

December 17, 2001 -- Reid buys round-trip ticket from Paris to Miami, Florida, to Antigua. Police say he appears to have spent his entire time in the area around the Gare du Nord, one of the city's major train stations. There is no record of him staying in a hotel, and no one at the area hotels recognize his photo, police say. Many restaurant employees do.

December 21, 2001 -- French authorities question Reid after a security agent becomes suspicious because Reid is traveling without checked luggage. Authorities eventually say Reid can board his flight, American Airlines Flight 63, but by then it has already left Paris.

December 22, 2001 -- Reid boards American Airlines Flight 63, which is following the same route as the flight he'd missed a day earlier. Ninety minutes later he allegedly tries to use a match to light explosives hidden in his shoes, and is subdued when passengers and crew jump on him and strap Reid to his seat. Doctors aboard the aircraft sedate him. Plane diverts to Boston, Massachusetts, and Reid is arrested and charged with interfering with a flight crew.

December 28, 2001 -- A federal judge denies Reid bail and remands him to jail in Plymouth, Massachusetts, which is about 30 miles south of Boston.

January 24, 2002 -- Deadline for authorities to file any additional charges against Reid.




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