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Air France Hijacking #488949

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 30, 1976
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(Studio) Palestinian hijackers release 48 hostages but threaten to kill remaining 209 and blow up Air France jet unless their demands are met by 8 a.m. EST Thursday They demand freedom for 53 of their friends, imprisoned in 5 cntrys. Hostages released were old, ill, women or children. 2 stayed in Uganda; rest go to Paris.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Paris, France) 80 year old Frenchman remains behind in Ugandan hospital. 46 hostages arrive at Orly Airport. Relatives and friends greet hostages.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) France and West Germany refuse hijackers' demands. Switzerland and Israel haven't responded. Kenya says it has no Palestinian prisoners.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Palmer, John

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