Originally Posted by diggingdeeper
The passport found was of Satam al Suqami, who was not
the pilot of the plane.
According to the 9/11 Commission
: (page 21)
So it wasn't recovered from the debris of the WTC, but before the tower collapsed.
And as you can see from this pic, debris from the planes did fall several blocks away from the WTC. The caption of this photo
reads: "On Albany Street, two blocks south of WTC 2, Two men examine a seat cushion from AA Flight 11. 8:52 a.m."
eta: This pic
also documents that debris from the plane as well as body parts rained down to the street from the crash.