• Short Summary

    AN ARMED MEXICAN HELD AN AIR FRANCE GROUND HOSTESS AS HOSTAGE AT NICE AIRPORT ON THURSDAY, (24 OCTOBER).

  • Description

    AN ARMED MEXICAN HELD AN AIR FRANCE GROUND HOSTESS AS HOSTAGE AT NICE AIRPORT ON THURSDAY, (24 OCTOBER).

    THE MAN, NAMED BY POLICE AS DANIEL RECALUSSO, WAS DEMANDING THAT HIS WIFE BE RELEASED FROM JAIL IN MILAN, ITALY. POLICE IN MILAN SAID THAT THERE WAS NO ONE OF THAT NAME IN JAIL. THEY SAID RECALUSSO'S WIFE HAD SPENT A FEW DAYS IN A LOCAL HOTEL AND HAD THEN LEFT FOR AN UNKNOWN DESTINATION.

    THE MAN ARRIVED AT THE AIRPORT EARLY ON THURSDAY MORNING. HE WAS ARMED WITH A RIFLE AND HAD A WOMAN HOSTAGE WHO HE HAD BROUGHT FROM MONTE CARLO. THE WOMAN ESCAPED AND RECALUSSO THEN TOOK MME. DANIELLE CARITINI HOSTAGE. HE THEN MOVED BEHIND AN AIRLINE TICKET COUNTER.

    AS POLICE RUSHED TO THE SCENE THE LOCAL PREFECT (ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER) BEGAN TO BARGAIN WITH THE MAN.

    EARLY IN THE EVENING RECALUSSO RELEASED MME. CARITINI UNHARMED AFTER HE HAD HELD HER FOR 13 HOURS. HE GAVE HIMSELF UP AFTER POLICE SHARP-SHOOTERS SURROUNDED HIM IN THE AIRPORT HALL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAHXOCEFHJGW8SEFYXGV3R37PC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAHXOCEFHJGW8SEFYXGV3R37PC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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