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Kuwaiti Airlines hijacking

Title
Kuwaiti Airlines hijacking
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
6 Apr 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:01:44
Description
Linda Duffin reports on the arab hijackers holding hostages on board a Kuwaiti Airlines jet hijacked in Iran, and following the release of the women captives. Includes Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher praising Kuwait’s refusal to meet the hijackers’ demands despite threats to members of their royal family on board; Junior Foreign Office Minister Lynda Chalker, on not giving in to blackmail; Judith Silcock, on her daughter Sue being set free, and her concern for Sue’s friend Mark Appleby who is still being held captive.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Lynda Chalker; Linda Duffin; Judith Silcock
Keywords
Iran; Terrorism; Aeroplanes; Hostages; Royalty; Kuwaiti Airlines; Mark Abbleby; Sue Silcock; Nichola Appleby

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