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Hijacking / Cuba #454534

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 28, 1971
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(Studio) Man hijacked 747 plane to Cuba with comb and ballpoint pen for weapons. Passengers and plane out of Cuba after 48 hrs.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Havana, Cuba) Photos show scenes at airport after hijacking; kept at hotel until release.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

(San Juan, PR) Families and friends greet passengers. 747 arrives with only crew and luggage; 2 other planes took passengers home. Sky marshals not allowed to say why they didn't stop hijacking. [Stewardess Lucinda RAWSON - says felt something sharp at back and told we were going to Cuba.] [American Airlines Captain Oliver SALMELA - says sky marshals really could do nothing.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Chancellor, John;
Nessen, Ron

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