• Short Summary

    INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE PILOTS ANNOUNCED IN PARIS TODAY (1 SEPTEMBER) THAT THEY PLANNED A 24-HOUR WORLD-WIDE STRIKE IF THE UNITED NATION IGNORED AN APPEAL FOR ACTION OVER THE HIJACKING OF A UNITED STATES AIRLINER BY ARAB COMMANDOS LAST FRIDAY (29 AUGUST).

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    INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE PILOTS ANNOUNCED IN PARIS TODAY (1 SEPTEMBER) THAT THEY PLANNED A 24-HOUR WORLD-WIDE STRIKE IF THE UNITED NATION IGNORED AN APPEAL FOR ACTION OVER THE HIJACKING OF A UNITED STATES AIRLINER BY ARAB COMMANDOS LAST FRIDAY (29 AUGUST).

    CAPTAIN OLA FORSBERG, FINNISH PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF AIRLINE PILOTS' ASSOCIATIONS (IFALPA), TOLD NEWSMEN AFTER A DAY-LONG EMERGENCY MEETING OF THE FIVE-MAN EXECUTIVE OF THE FEDERATION THAT HIS ORGANISATION PLANNED THE STOPPAGE OR A SERIES OF SUCH STOPPAGES IF THE UNITED NATIONS FAILED TO ACT ON AN APPEAL TO HALT AIR PIRACY AND IF SYRIA DID NOT RELEASE TWO ISRAELI PASSENGERS DETAINED FROM THE HIJACKED TRANS WORLD AIRLINES ??? WITHIN THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS.

    THE STRIKE WOULD BE POSTPONED IF THE ISRAELIS WERE RELEASED AND IF THE UNITED NATIONS STARTED TALKING ABOUT MEASURES AGAINST AIR PIRACY, CAPTAIN FORSBERG SAID.

    IN A PREPARED STATEMENT, CAPTAIN FORSBERG SAID:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4VOI290WL4Z3PJA607C5PULNP
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VOI290WL4Z3PJA607C5PULNP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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