ABC Evening News for
Tuesday, Mar 07, 1972


Headline: Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Bomb Threat

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(Studio) Bomb discovered in Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) jetliner en route from New York City to Los Angeles, California. planted by extortionists who demanded $2 million ransom. Plane returned to NYC, landed, debarked passengers, and bomb defused. Extortionists threaten other planes unless ransom is paid. Plot revealed via phone.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) German shepherd named "Candy" sniffed out bomb in cockpit of plane. New York City Police Commissioner Patrick Murphy said to believe bomb placed on plane by someone wearing mechanic's uniform.
REPORTER: David Snell

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Program Time:05:19:20 pm - 05:21:30 pm. Duration: 02:10
Reporters:Reasoner, Harry; Snell, David
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
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Record Number:20057