ABC Evening News for
Wednesday, Jun 20, 1979


Headline: Hijacking / Chicago

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Summary:

(Studio) Details given of American Airlines flight 293, passenger jet, hijacked en route from New York City to Chicago; Delta hijacking to Cuba 9 days ago recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(O'Hare International Airport) Reaction to Delta hijacking recalled; situation of American 293 outlined. Films shown. Hijacker reported demanding release of Chicago prisoner and is allegedly representative Serbian separatist movement Hijacker, Nikola Kavaja, participant in last year's Yugoslavian consulate takeover here, said requiring release of Father Stojilko Kajevic; Kavaja noted out on bail at time of hijacking. (Temporary network difficulty.)
REPORTER: Max Robinson

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Program Time:05:00:10 pm - 05:02:00 pm. Duration: 01:50
Reporters:Reynolds, Frank; Robinson, Max
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
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Record Number:60151