NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 25, 1978
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(Studio) Report on helicopter hijacking and attempted jailbreak at Marion, Illinois, in which helicopter pilot wrestles with woman hijacker, killing her and foiling prison escape.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(No location given) Details of incident given. Ms. Barbara Oswald's hiring of pilot Allen Barklage in Saint Louis, her hijack of helicopter and resulting death when Barklage took gun from her and shot her outlined. [BARKLAGE - describes hijack; thought he wouldn't have to hurt anyone after taking gun from woman. Notes she reached for another gun.]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins (KSD-TV newstape, Saint Louis)
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