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Hijacked Plane / Hijacking Report #15721

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 31, 1971
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(Studio) Hijacked Pan American plane still in Havana, Cuba; deal may be arranged involving Cuban fishing boats seized last week
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Savannah, Georgia) [Hijacker Bobby HELMEY - tells of spending 103 days in solitary confinement in Cuban jail after hijacking plane to Havana, Cuba; says asked to see Castro; intended to assassinate him.] [Dr. David HUBBARD - says hijackers display similar characteristics resulting from lifetime failures.] United States spending $100 million per year for anti-hijacking equipment.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Reasoner, Harry

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