Unlawful Interference Boeing 727 , Thursday 4 July 1968
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Date:Thursday 4 July 1968
Type:Boeing 727
Owner/operator:Trans World Airlines - TWA
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 77
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kansas City (unknown airport), MO
Destination airport:Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS)
A federal prisoner, escorted by two U.S. marshals, told a flight attendant that there was another man on board carrying a gun and dynamite. He was subdued by both marshals. The claim about the armed passenger was false.


St. Petersburg Times - Jul 5, 1968

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