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Hijacking /Air Line Pilots' Association; US #461392

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 15, 1972
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(Studio) Air Line Pilots Association threatens world-wide strike because govts. aren't doing enough about hijackers. Criticize FBI action of shooting out tires of hijacked jet.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Air Line Pilots Association President J. J. O'DONNELL - says pilot had almost convinced hijackers to release passengers in Orlando, Florida, when FBI shot out planes tires. Pilot forced to take off from McCoy Air Force Base with flat tires, am almost impossible task.] O'Donnell says administration pressured him not to discuss case.
REPORTER: Peter Hackes

(Studio) Cuban government asks United States to begin negotiations on hijackings, and attacks on Cuba by Cuban exiles.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) United States officials pleased with Cuban cooperation with hijackers of Southern Airways plane. State Department considers bilateral agreement to handle future air piracy. Action does not signal any change in Cuban-American relations.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Chancellor, John;
Hackes, Peter;
Valeriani, Richard

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