Conspiracy to Commit Assault and Damage Property; Conspiracy to Commit Murder; Murder; Aircraft Sabotage; Damaging Aircraft Used in Foreign Commerce; Placing Bombs on Aircraft; Assault; Attempted Aircraft Sabotage; Aiding and Abetting

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  • Age progressed drawing prepared in 2009


Abu Ibrahim, Hussein Mohammed Al-Umari, "The Bomb Man"


Date(s) of Birth Used 1936
Place of Birth Jaffa, Palestine
Hair Black/Gray (balding)
Eyes Brown
Height 5'7" to 5'8"
Weight Unknown
Build Medium to Large
Complexion Light
Sex Male
Citizenship Unknown
Languages Palestinian Arabic (Lebanese accent), English
Scars and Marks Al-Umari has a scar on the fingers of his right hand to his forearm, and a scar on his left hand in the web between the thumb and index finger (2 to 3 inches).


The Rewards For Justice Program, United States Department of State, is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading directly to the apprehension or conviction, in any country, of Husayn Muhammad Al-Umari. The United States Department of Defense is offering a reward of up to $200,000 for information leading to the capture of Al-Umari.


Al-Umari has thin lips, a cleft chin, and a wide mouth. He wears a mustache, glasses, and dresses very well. Al-Umari is a Sunni Muslim and doesn't drink or gamble, but smokes Cuban cigars. He has a high school education and is a mechanic and explosives expert. Al-Umari formed 15 May Organization in 1979, whose mission was to promote the Palestinian cause through violence towards supporters of Israel. Al-Umari has a Lebanese passport.


Husayn Muhammad Al-Umari was indicted in the District of Columbia for his alleged role in the August 11, 1982, bombing of Pan Am Flight 830, while it was en route from Japan to Hawaii. He is alleged to have prepared the bomb that was placed under a seat on Flight 830, resulting in the death of a 16-year-old passenger and injuring 16 other passengers.


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