Unlawful Interference Boeing 747 , Saturday 27 January 1979
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Date:Saturday 27 January 1979
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Type:Boeing 747
Owner/operator:United Airlines
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Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 131
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Destination airport:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK)
Narrative:
Claiming to have nitroglycerin in her possession, a hijacker demanded that one of four famous personalities read on network television a message she had left at the Los Angeles Airport. After over 6 hours of negotiation at New York (JFK), the hijacker was
separated from her bag which contained the alleged nitroglycerin and was arrested by the FBI negotiator. No explosives were in the
bag. Sentenced by the New York Supreme Court to 5 years probation with psychiatric care.

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