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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1972, Indiana, Pennsylvania Ford Motor Hijackers Fled Decadent America Seeking Price Hike DETROIT AP Ford Motor Co has followed the lead of General Motors and Chrysler and asked the Feder al Price Commission for a price increase to cover new standard items Ford which already had a request pending for an aver age increase of per vehicle to cover cost of new federally required items on its 1973 cars asked for an additional Tuesday Ford said the new standard items were added on the 1973 models because of heavy cus tomer demand For example Ford said 99 per cent of Cougar customers had ordered an automatic transmission as an optional item in the 1972 model run In essence the earlier requests by Ford were for the government to allow them to be reimbursed for the money that they spent on government ordered items in the field of emissions pollution and dam ageability ATLANTA Ga AP Five black militants who com mandeered a jet to Algeria with a million ransom said they were fleeing a decadent according to the captain of the airliner William H May of Miami said he asked the air pirates why they wanted to leave the United States when they hi jacked his Delta Airlines DCS Agent Arrests Another Guard At Miami Beach TALLAHASSEE Fla Armed security agents were so numerous at Miami Beach hotelsduring the Democratic National Con vention that they were arrest ing each other a state report says The quarterly report of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement released Tues day showed two armed men arrested at the campaign headquarters of Alabama Gov George C Wallace by agents of the state protective in telligence squad and the Secret Service DetroittoMiami flight Mon day They said they were a Black Panther group and this Algeria is where their broth ers May told newsmen Wednesday night several hours after the fourengine plane returned here from the trip The crew had an overnight stay in Barce lona Spain after leaving Al giers They said America is a decadent society and they didnt want to live here any May added May 41 a 20year Delta veteran said the hijackers re quested that exiled Black Pan ther leader Eldridge Cleaver meet the plane at Algiers But he added that Black Panthers in Algiers doubted if the hija ckers were members of their party The five adults who hi jacked the plane and the three small children who accom panied them were whisked off the plane after reaching Al geirs The Algerian government is holding the group in communicado and has seized the ransom money Meanwhile the FBI here announced that two of the hijackers were escaped prison ers one convicted of mur der who apparently was dressed as a priest when he boarded the aircraft Agents said George Wright 29 of Detroit who was using the name of Larry Burgess was serving time for murder when he escaped from a state prison at Leesburg N on Aug 22 1970 Another hijacker was identi fied as George Brown 28 alias Harry Singleton who also escaped from the New Jersey prison the same day He was serving time for armed robbery the FBI said Air piracy charges were filed in Miami against Wright Brown Joyce Tillerson 21 Melvin McNair 24 and Jean Carol Allen McNair 25 All were residents of Detroit Several of the 86 passengers who boarded the plane in Det roit said the hijackers had three small children with them The passengers were allowed to deplane in Miami when million cash ransom was delivered to the hijackers May said he saw three guns pistols and Two of the hijackers smoked what one described as Indiana Evening Gazette Thursday August 3 WllS marijuana continuously dur ing the flight and strolled be tween the cockpit and the cabin May said It was the first Delta air craft ordered to fly to Algeria and the first hijacking ex perience for each of the seven members of the crew In addition to the ransom a Delta spokesman said the trip cost for fuel and sala ries for the crew EVERYDAY TENSION NIGHTS Are you edgy and always having to be friends 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