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Eastern Hijacking #20890

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 05, 1972
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(Studio) Another airplane hijacking reported.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Eastern flight from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, via Allentown to DC's National Airport, diverted by hijacker to DC's Dulles Airport. $300,000 and 6 parachutes delivered. 48 passengers allowed to debark. [Passengers describe hijacker.] Instead of flying to New Orleans, Louisiana, hijacker returns to Dulles for larger bills, Benzedrine, and newspaper.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Studio) Plane still circles Dulles while airline scrambles for big denomination bills.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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