ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1972
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(Studio) In London, England, members International Air Line Pilots Association vote to boycott all ntns. that harbor airline hijackers and extortionists.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Demanding that United Nations Security Cnsl. meet by June 16 to implement strong anti-hijacking measures, the International Air Line Pilots Association threatens worldwide stoppage of air service on June 19 unless United Nations acts. Algerian government agrees to return $1/2 million extorted by United States hijacker William Holger last week Pilots demand extradition of Holger. United States and USSR govts. may be working on measures to discourage Communist bloc ntns. from giving asylum to hijacker. Federal Aviation Administration and airlines weigh new steps on ground, include searching of all hand baggage carried aboard planes. New weapons developed to incapacitate without killing.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman
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