CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1980
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(Studio) Concern by airlines officials over types of weapons used in recent spate of hijackings from south Florida to Cuba by disgruntled refugees noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Miami, Florida) Increased security at south Florida airports due to 4 hijackings recently noted. [Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Leonard PETERSON - comments.] Last night's hijacking outlined; previous 3 recalled. Films shown. [FBI spokesperson William NETTLES - said all hijackers have been recent arrivals from Cuba.] Possibility that Cuban government is involved in hijackings mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Ford
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