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Arab Terrorists / Rome Airport #468200

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1973
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(Studio) Arab terrorists strike Rome airport. Palestinian guerrillas open fire inside airport departure lounge, fire bomb Pan American jet awaiting departure killing 29 passengers, and hijack West German jet to Athens, Greece.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rome, Italy) [1st officer Robert DAVIDSON - describes bombing inside Pan American] Most survivors escaped through emergency exits.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Studio) Guerrillas' demands at Athens reviewed. Some hostages killed, indicating seriousness of demands. Identities of hostages sketchily outlined. Allegedly, sharpshooters destroy jets tire's at Athens airport. Incident occurs only days before Mid. E. peace conference
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Quinn, Charles

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