SKYJACKING: Death at the Terminal

The man in the bright orange sports shirt was about to board TWA Flight 335 at New York's La Guardia Airport when something he was carrying tripped the airline's metal-detecting device. A TWA agent searched the man's hand luggage, asked him to open his coat and, finding nothing suspicious, allowed him to board the 727 jetliner bound for Chicago.

It did not get that far. Just after takeoff, Stewardess Idie Concepcion, 21, noticed that the passenger was sweating profusely and acting nervous. She was about to report him to the pilot as a...

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