• Short Summary

    The first of 22 passengers released from the hijacked British VC-10 in the Jordanian desert arrived back in London today (Friday).

  • Description

    The first of 22 passengers released from the hijacked British VC-10 in the Jordanian desert arrived back in London today (Friday). The only British passenger to be released, 21-year-old Miss Lesley Pressley, said that she had been treated well by Palestinian guerrillas during the hijack and that morale on the VC-10 was high.

    Also back from Amman was a mother and three young children. They spoke of their stay at amman's Intercontinental Hotel, focal point of some of the bitterest fighting between guerrillas and Royalist forces in the Jordanian capital.

    Miss Pressley, who arrived with her Persian fiance Mr. Al sharif, was asked to describe the hijacking of the VC-10:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4YIN7KGXKQBY0M3EN2PXBH3HB
    Media URN:
    VLVA4YIN7KGXKQBY0M3EN2PXBH3HB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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