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Cuba / Hijacking / Intruders #454501

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 27, 1971
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(Studio) Cuba nervous about letting full 747 jet take off from Havana, Cuba; 2 planes flew 221 passengers to original destination of PR. Just crew flies 747. Cuban plane still in LA.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Orleans, Louisiana) 19 Cuban busmen. and 3 crew members escorted to hotel after 3 hrs. wait in airport. Group without visas; flew to Louisiana for meeting of international sugar producers and mfrs. Pilot refuses to return until gets orders from Cuba. Cuban expatriots protest outside their hotel. Cubans were shown on hotel balconies. Associated Press reporter David Steinberg says group wouldn't leave unless met with sugar convention representatives
REPORTER: Joseph Glover (WDSU-TV)

Chancellor, John

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