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Hijackings / Cuban Refugees #67068

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 17, 1980
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(Studio) Armed federal sky marshals said ordered on some airlines due to recent hijackings to Cuba.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Miami, Florida) Security checks shown. Arrest of 2 Cubans with bottles full of gasoline reported [FBI William NETTLES - explains why 2 tried hijacking.] FBI said looking to State Department for help. [FBI William HAYES - says 2 arrested would try skyjacking again tomorrow if released on bond.]
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

(Studio) Federal Aviation Administration description of new wave of hijackings as worst threat to airline security in 10 years given.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Sirkin, Bob

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