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Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Hijacking #259322

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 25, 1978
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(Studio) Hijacking of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) plane originating in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with stops in Detroit, New York City and Geneva, Switzerland, and possibility that it was a hoax pulled off by passenger on plane noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Geneva, Switzerland) Details given of alleged hijacker's demands, include freedom for Robert Kennedy's convicted assassin, Sirhan Sirhan, Nazi war criminal Rudolf Hess and 4 Croatian ntlists. imprisoned in US. Authorities' inability to find hijacker among passengers on plane after they disembarked in Geneva and speculation about possible hoax noted. [Woman PASSENGER - says most people were sleeping at time of hijacking so couldn't identify him. Says he's one of passengers.] [MAN - says hijacker was on plane.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Reporter(s):
Kladstrup, Don;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:20

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