NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 15, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Hager) June 1985 hijacking to Beirut, Lebanon, of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) flight 847 reviewed; former Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) spokesperson Jerry Cosley said confirming internal airline report published by "Wall Street Journal" on incident. Details given, scenes shown. [COSLEY - describes crew's handling of hijacking.] United States strike force rescue plan in event of opening discussed. [COSLEY - conts. description.] Crew's maneuver to leave Beirut with plane outlined.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Some Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) passengers said apparently flown to Wiesbaden, West Germany, to identification captured hijacker Mohammed Ali Hamadei; details given.