The World: Aboard a Historic Flight

TIME's Cairo bureau chief, Wilton Wynn, was the only American magazine journalist aboard the plane that flew Sadat from Abu Suweir Airport near Ismailia to Tel Aviv. A special guest of the Egyptian President, Wynn cabled from Jerusalem this account of the historic flight:

On a chilly night lighted by a half-moon in a starry sky, Sadat was flown by helicopter from his rest house in Ismailia on the Suez Canal to the military airport at Abu Suweir. About 50 local members of parliament and Sadat's Cabinet waited to see him off. Wearing a gray checked suit and a silvery tie, the...

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