CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 08, 1972
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(Studio) Hijack attempt foiled by security guards on Ethiopian Airlines flight. Guards shoot and kill 7 armed hijackers. 8 injured by grenade, but explosion would have been worse if American passenger, Prof. Roderick Hilsinger of Temple University, had not thrown grenade into empty section of plane before it exploded. Plane lands safely.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
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