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West German Plane Hijacking / Schleyer #46165

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 14, 1977
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(Studio) West German jet hijacked over French Riviera on Thursday is in Dubai tonight, after refueling stops in Italy and Cyprus. Terrorists' demands noted.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(No location given) West German and Arab negotiators in Dubai, on Persian Gulf, try to win freedom for hostages on Lufthansa jet. German government reports hijackers' demands are same as those of Baader-Meinhof group which kidnapped indust. Hanns Martin Schleyer over 5 weeks ago. Link is obvious when photograph of Schleyer is released, showing sign around indust.'s neck with name of Mid. East terrorist group on it. Demands of terrorists incl. release of jailed colleagues, include 2 Palestinians jailed in Turkey.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Walters, Barbara

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