NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 05, 1972
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(Studio) In Buffalo, New York, 23 year old college student Charles Smith stabs estranged wife and her boyfriend, takes infant daughter, leaves suicide note, boards unoccupied American Airlines jet, threatens hijack.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Buffalo, New York) Smith threatens to kill 17 month old daughter unless pilot made available to take him out of country Smith's mother tries to convince him to surrender. FBI agent sneaks aboard; convinces Smith to drop knife. FBI agent Richard Ash says Smith never said where he wanted to go. Smith charged with attempted air piracy. Psychiatric exam. for Smith slated.
REPORTER: Matt Quinn (WGR-TV)
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