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Hijacking / Killings #13126

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 04, 1971
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(Studio) Nashville, Tennessee, real estate man George M. Giffe, kidnaps wife, Susan, with accomplice and hijacks plane for Bahamas, West Indies. Planes refuels in Florida.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Jacksonville, Florida) Giffe and Bobby Wayne Wallace kidnap wife. FBI shoots out tires and 1 engine of plane. Giffe shot pilot, Brent Downs, wife and self. Wallace and co-pilot, R. G. Crump, unhurt. Wallace charged with kidnapping. [FBI agent Jim O'CONNER - tells of shooting tires. Describes relations aboard members plane.] Crump questioned at length.
REPORTER: Ernie Mastroanni (WJXT-TV)

Smith, Howard K.

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