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#67: 105 Hostages - The Hijacking of Flight 701 (Case of Roger Holder & Cathy Kerkow)

#67: 105 Hostages - The Hijacking of Flight 701 (Case of Roger Holder & Cathy Kerkow)

Rotten Mango - May 26, 2021 - 1:45:10

A man with a briefcase entered the cockpit of Western Flight 701. The man tells the pilots there are 2 bombs on the plane and a grenade in his suitcase. For 20 hours - a couple terrorized the entire flight in hopes of having their demands met. They wanted $3 million dollars in cash, 5 parachutes, a woman on trial for murder to be handed over to them, and a flight to Vietnam. And for decades they got away with it - because the sky is the limit. Source: "The Skies Belong To Us" - by Brendan I. Koerner (honestly, one of my favorite books ever and this episode does not even come close to how thorough, entertaining, and gripping this book was. 10/10 must read) Source Notes:

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