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Airline pilot rewarded for bravery

Title
Airline pilot rewarded for bravery
Genre
Interview
TX Date
16 Apr 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:02:33
Description
Interview with Hani Galal, the airline pilot whose plane (EgyptAir Flight 648) was hijacked in 10/85 by the Abu Nidal Organization. He killed one of the terrorists, and describes the injuries he sustained during the attack, including a bullet wound to the head. He was awarded for his bravery. Male interviewer not identified. Ends abruptly.
Contributors
Hani Galal
Keywords
Deaths; Egypt; Awards; Injuries; Terrorism; Terrorists; Pilots; Aeroplanes; Greece; Aviation; Abu Nidal Organization

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