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Wed November 21, 2012

Hijack, Ransom, Parachute Plane Jump: The Unsolved Mystery Of D.B. Cooper

A FBI sketch of D.B. Cooper, 1972.
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On November 24, 1971, a man who is referred to as D.B. Cooper hijacked a Boeing 727 on a flight between Portland, Oregon and Seattle. He extorted $200,000 in ransom, and parachuted from the plane. A look back at the hijacking which has become legendary in the Pacific Northwest and the rest of America.

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