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Eccentric hijacking

Title
Eccentric hijacking
Genre
News report
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:43
Description
Paul Woodley reports on the hijacking of an airliner by an eccentric Italian who served champagne to hostages and flew around Europe stopping to make demands, pick up his daughters and release hostages. John Calcott(?) reports from Geneva where police boarded the plane and arrested the hijacker after a shootout, the hostages escaping unharmed.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; John Calcott(?)
Keywords
Terrorism; Hostages; Civil aircraft

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