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Sabena Hijacking #222898

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1972
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(Studio) Israeli doctors have little hope for survival of Belgian woman wounded when Israeli soldiers stormed hijacked Sabena jet. 2 other wounded passengers out of danger, rest unharmed.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Tel Aviv, Israel) International Red Cross representatives negotiated with Arab guerrilla hijackers, who threatened to blow up plane and passengers unless 100 guerrillas freed by Israel. Israeli soldiers, disguised as airplane mechanics, burst through doors and escape hatches, guns blazing. Passengers leaped from plane while soldiers dueled hijackers, killing the 2 men, wounding 1 woman, and capturing the other. [Hijacked passengers describe their rescue as well organized and without panic.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles;
Rabel, Ed
Duration:
00:02:10

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