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Delta Hijacking #465514

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1972
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(Studio) Delta Airlines DC-8, hijacked yesterday in Florida, lands in Algeria. Hijackers, 3 men, 2 women, 3 children, and $1 million ransom, seized by Algerian government Plane refuels, lands in Barcelona, Spain, en route back to US.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Boston, Massachusetts) Plane stopped in Boston before trip to Algeria, to pick up intl. navigator (wearing only swim trunks and shirt).
REPORTER: John Chancellor (Narrates)

(Algiers, Algeria) Plane lands at Maison Blanche Airport. Hijackers taken to airport's V.I.P. lounge for questioning. No one, not even American Black Panthers, could get near them. Officials confiscate ransom. Ransom and/or hijackers, or neither, may be returned to US.
REPORTER: David Weber

(Studio) FBI finds run-down house in Detroit in which hijackers and children lived. Possible witchcraft tools found.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Hijackers lived in house a year or so. Agents find Afro-American posters, horoscope charts, and remains of a voodoo-type ritual. [Neighbors James and Danielle MOSS - say they were good, black, bright people, not apparent revolutionaries. Say they didn't have furniture. Read a lot, spoke in riddles. One said to have claimed to be a witch.]
REPORTER: Robert Benner WWJ-TV

Chancellor, John;
Weber, David

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