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Stansted Airport, Dar es Salaam, Tanzanian Revolutionary Youth Movement, Tanzania, Julius Nyere

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Stansted Hi-Jack over: Three days of tension for passengers aboard an Air Tanzania 737 ended on Sunday February 28 at Stansted Airport in Essex when four hijackers gave themselves up. Having released the last of their hostages the terrorists sent out two of their own children with the weapons they had used. It was noted that the hijackers had brought their wives and children with them from Dar es Salaam where the incident began on Friday. The internal flight was ordered to fly to Nairobi and from there it went on to Jeddah and Athens before coming to a halt at Stansted on Saturday.The hijackers called themselves the Tanzanian Revolutionary Youth Movement, opposed to the regime of President Julius Nyere". No was killed but the plane's co-pilot was shot during the hijacking and was taken to hospital with a suspected spinal injury. March 1932 P004002"

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Color Black & White
Keywords Aviation ,Terror,Hi-jacking,Planes,Flying,1930s
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Year 1932
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