9/11 Victims' Families Grounded in Miami After Flying From Gitmo Hearings

Plane makes precautionary stop en route to Andrews Air Force Base.

Families of some of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks were grounded in Miami Friday when the charter plane transporting them from Guantanamo Bay to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland suffered engine trouble, NBCNewYork.com reports.

The plane made an unscheduled landing in Miami as a precaution after the oil pressure indicator light came on, the report stated.

The plane was carrying victims' families who were in Guantanamo Bay to watch the military commission hearings against the five detainees accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks.

Pretrial hearings are under way in the case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-defendants, Ramzi Binalshibh, Mustafa Ahmad al-Hawsawi, Ali Abd al-Aziz Ali and Walid Bin Attash.

Wayne suffered the loss of seven residents on 9/11: Paul Acquaviva, Robert Deraney, Jean Caviasco DePalma, Daniel Afflitto, Barry Glick, Leo Roberts and Gregg John Froehner.

It was not immediately clear Friday if any of the Wayne families were aboard the charter plane.


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