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TWA 847 Hijacking #304226

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 18, 1985
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(Studio) United States naval presence off Lebanon's coast outlined; State Department mentioned issuing travelers advisory for Athens, Greece, due to terrorists' hijacking of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) flight 847 there and resulting hostage crisis. Details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Greek government's response to United States warning to tourists to avoid Athens noted. [Greek ambassador George PAPOULIAS - thinks Greek airport sec. is summarily being judged.] Several aviation orgs. said accusing Greek government of ignoring security lapses at Athens airport. [Air Line Pilots Association spokesperson Mike CLARKE - thinks situation at Athens is scandalous.] Exs. of terrorists' breach of airport security there reviewed. [Aviation security consultant Fred DOREY - demonstrates falaciousness of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) terrorists' version of avoiding weapons' detection]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) hostages Robert Trautmann, Junior, Allyn Conwell, Jimmy Palmer, Tom Cullins, the Browns and the Synnestveds profiled; films, photos shown. [Irma TRAUTMANN, Sarah CULLINS - hope for their relative's return.] [Helen TARGONTSIDIS - reacts to son's release today.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob;
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:05:20

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