• Short Summary

    PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS OF A SKYJACKED T.W.A. AIRLINER TOADY (FRIDAY) TOLD OF A SHOT?

  • Description

    PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS OF A SKYJACKED T.W.A. AIRLINER TOADY (FRIDAY) TOLD OF A SHOT BEING FIRED BY A YOUNG FRENCHMAN AFTER HE'D ORDERED THE AIRCRAFT DIVERTED TO LEBANON. A STEWARD FROM THE AIRCRAFT TOLD NEWSMAN AFTER HE'D BEEN FLOWN TO PARIS FROM BEIRUT, THAT THE HIJACKER FIRED A SHOT AT THE FORWARD GALLEY WHILE THE PLANE WAS ON THE GROUND IN ROME.

    IT WAS THE SECOND HIJACKING WITHIN TEN WEEKS OF A T.W.A. BOEING. THE LATEST INVOLVED AN AIRCRAFT FLYING BETWEEN PARIS AND ROME. AFTER LEAVING THE FRENCH CAPITAL A YOUNG FRENCHMAN REDUCED A GUN AND ORDERED THE AIRCRAFT DIVERTED TO BEIRUT. AFTER LANDING IN ROME TO REFUEL, THE AIRLINER FLEW ON TO LEBANON.

    THE HIJACKER PUMPED AT LEAST TEN BULLETS INTO THE INSTRUMENT PANEL OF THE PLANE AFTER IT HAD COME TO STOP AT BEIRUT AIRPORT. THE NINE PASSENGERS AND II CREW ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT WERE FLOWN BACK TO PARIS WHERE ONE OF THE STEWARDS SPOKE TO NEWSMEN....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA94B0YYI8AHIQZR4WPNQCZRD46
    Media URN:
    VLVA94B0YYI8AHIQZR4WPNQCZRD46
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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