Thursday, November 24, 2005

On this day in 1971

D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane, then jumped out of it with 21 lbs of $20 bills strapped to his torso.

And, despite the manhunt, he was never heard from again.

I would put up some excerpts, but it is just too fascinating a story. As the radio told me this morning, that's why you are no longer allowed to board a plane with a parachute. Do yourself a favour and go read about the classic of modern day mysteries.

"The world's only unsolved skyjacking". Magic.




Blogger Shari said...

I'm envious of that man...

I always wanted to try out hot air balloon vigilante.

10:36 AM  

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