All the crew and passengers of the Lufthansa airliner hijacked by Arab commandos, have now returned home.
All the crew and passengers of the Lufthansa airliner hijacked by Arab commandos, have now returned home. Most of the passengers were flown from Tripoli to Rome. The crew and three remaining passengers - an American, a Briton and a Turk - who were kept as hostages were later flown to Frankfurt.
But as the hostages returned safely, Israel was protesting to West Germany about the deal by which their release had been secured in exchange for three Black September guerrillas, held since the killing of members of the Israeli olympic team at Munich. The criticism was described as unjust by the German government, and a spokesman, Herr Walter Von Ludigar, said: