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Cooper / Extortionist / Parachute Jump #486358

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 25, 1976
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(Studio) 5 years ago D.B. Cooper bailed out of airplane with $200,000 of extorted money; neither money or Cooper ever found.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Portland, OR) Sketch of Cooper shown. November 1971 film shows rugged area in Washington state where Cooper bailed out. [FBI agent Ralph HIMMELBACH - says parachute expert told him it was virtually impossible Cooper could have landed uninjured. Thinks odds are Cooper didn't make it.] Air piracy and kidnapping charges against Cooper never expire but statute of limitations on money may have expired already.
REPORTER: Robin Chapman (KGW-TV news film Portland, OR)

Brinkley, David

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