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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1971
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(Studio) 747 jet hijacked to Cuba. Soviet Premier Aleksei North Kosygin goes to Cuba; sends Nixon protocol message from plane. Cuban plane with 25 Cubans aboard lands in LA.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Orleans, Louisiana) 22 wanted to attend meeting of sugarcane technologists. They didn't have visas and were held; plane refueled for trip back.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates) (WDSU-TV)

(Studio) 747 jet had 221 passengers bound for Puerto Rico from NYC; 3 sky marshals and off-duty FBI agent aboard. Hijacker armed only with pencil. Plane and occupants still in Cuba.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:01:10

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