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Hijacking / Cyprus #115444

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 09, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Killing of one captive by hijackers now holding Kuwaiti plane in Larnaca, Cyprus, reported Report introduced.

(Larnaca, Cyprus: Mike Lee) Warning from hijackers that hostage would be killed if plane not refueled reported; scenes shown of plane and body dropped out of door. [Voice of HIJACKER - says one has to be dead; asks for coffin.] Marathon standoff reviewed; current situation detailed. [Voice of HIJACKER - says to send fuel or there will be more identical presents.] Dealings with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) go-between and release of one Kuwaiti hostage noted.

Lee, Mike;
Serafin, Barry

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