REPRINT 1985: Burmeister Recalls Hijacking and Hostage
A photo from Agnes Burmeister's scrapbook shows Bill and Marlys Burmeister, who were in 1970 hijacked aboard a flight to Germany and held captive in Jordan. This was in 1985.
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WORTHINGTON — The banner headline on the front page of the Sept. 8, 1970, Daily Globe proclaimed “Hijackers threaten lives of 180,” and the Associated Press story beneath it recounted the taking of several airliners by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), an Arab guerrilla organization.
OSAKIS - A patient being moved in a van from a state-run mental health facility in Fergus Falls, Minn., to the Twin Cities overpowered the driver Wednesday morning along the route in Todd County and fled alone in the vehicle, authorities said.
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