TERRORISM: The Skyjackers Strike Again

Air Traffic Controller Jan de Haas stared grimly at his radar screen in the tower at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport: something was terribly wrong with Japan Air Lines Flight 404, which had just taken off for Anchorage en route to Tokyo. Alerted by a secret coded signal from the 747's pilot, De Haas was sure that a skyjacking was in progress.

Then came confirmation: "Amsterdam Control, we are in full command of Flight 404. I am El Kassar. From now on, the following call sign should be used: Mount Carmel. We are the occupying forces of the Palestinian Liberation Movement. We...

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