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What does 7500 stand for?

7500 stands for Hijacked (aviation transponder code)

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In her April 8 testimony to the 9-11 investigative commission, National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice publicly testified that the Bush administration's intelligence assessments prior to 9-11 did not anticipate the use of hijacked airliners as terrorist weapons.
But as the plane was seized by gunmen on an internal flight within Afghanistan, the only way people could claim to be trying to flee the country was if they knew in advance the flight was to be hijacked.