JUMBO JET DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1969

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           The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet at the Seattle plant.

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NORTHWEST HIJACKING ON THIS DATE IN 1971

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Hijacker D.B. Cooper parachuted from a Northwest Airlines
727 over Washington State with $200,000 in ransom. His
whereabouts remains a mystery. The bulk of the money
has never been recovered. The F.B.I. believes Cooper
did not survive the Jump.

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The Northwest 727 jet sits at the airport in Seattle during
the hijacking.

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