NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 07, 1972
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(Studio) Pacific Southwest Airliner en route from San Francisco to Los Angeles, hijacked to Tampa Florida, then Havana, Cuba, by black couple with baby, shotgun, and pistol.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Los Angeles, Cal.) Hijackers released 138 passengers while plane refueled. [Passengers describe experience.]
REPORTER: David Horowitz
(Tampa, Florida) Hijackers demanded charts for Africa, but plane unable to travel such distance, routed to Cuba. [FBI agent, Joseph SANTOIANA - says volatile mood of hijacker caused hesitancy of FBI to act.] Plane returned to Miami.
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell
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