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Airport Sec. / Hijackings #512051

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 1980
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(Studio) Airport security noted intensifying after recent rash of hijackings by people believed to be Cuban refugees; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Miami, Florida) Arrest of 6 Cuban refugees for attempted hijackings reported; details given, films shown. [Air Florida spokesperson John FASOLINO - comments on catching 2 refugees yesterday.] Reinstatement of hijacker profile by airlines noted; increase in business since hijackings began said reported by airlines. Details given. [PASSENGER - comments.) Additional Sec. measures taken by Air Florida and Republic on its flights to Key West noted; Federal Aviation Administration reported placing federal marshals aboard flights as well.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans (WFLA-TV newstape) (WCKT-TV newstape)

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:01:50

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