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Hijacking / Killings #213586

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 04, 1971
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(Studio) Nashville, Tennessee, real estate man, George M. Giffe, kills pilot, estranged wife Susan and self after hijacking attempt foiled in Jacksonville, Florida.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Nashville, Tennessee) [Mechanic Larry REED - tells events with regard to take-off; called security police.]
REPORTER: No reporter given (WLAC-TV)

(Studio) Plane took off for Bahamas, West Indies. Pilot, Brent Downs, persuaded Giffe he needed refueling. FBI waiting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jacksonville, Florida) [Co-pilot Randall CRUMP - describes suggesting plane stop for gas; didn't hear shooting. FBI shot tires and engine 5 mins. after I left plane.] 2nd hijacker, Bobby Wayne Wallace, arrested and held.
REPORTER: No reporter given (WJXT-TV)

Cronkite, Walter

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