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Hijacking / Pilots Strike #21057

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1972
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(Studio) Orgs. representative airliner pilots pressure United Nations to act against increasing hijackings of airplanes. Pilots announce worldwide strike on Monday
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) 24 hour boycott to effect interntl. action against hijacking announced by John J. O'Donnell, president Airline Pilots Association [O'DONNELL - says action not directed against airlines, but against global failure to stop hijackings.] Uncertain that pilots of United and American Airlines will join strike. United pilots split; to vote tomorrow. American's pilots to vote tomorrow in Dallas, Texas. Teamsters, mechanics, and ground servicing unions agree to honor strike. Details of planned strike enumerated.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Smith, Howard K.

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