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Arlington Heights Daily Herald Suburban Chicago Newspaper Archives May 24 1986, Page 1

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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 24, 1986, Arlington Heights, Illinois Sports showcase Quot Quot i. 11 ii i Iii Iii no to it ten amp amp review of Stallone a latest movie a cobra weekend Leisure a what a happening there slots to do this Holiday weekend Birls Tiew a Doug Collins read to show he can win me daily Beqai Arlington Heights edition i saturday May 24,1986 5 sections�?25 cents saturday in the Herald Happy Days the cubs got Back on track beating Houston 4-1, while the White sox took Kansas City by the same score a sports noise Bills grounded the House voted to dispose of three Bills designed to Lessen aircraft noise and air pollution around of Hare a Page 3 Index weather on Page 2 pirated pirate groundskeeper Bob Jones inspects the top half of a 30-foot pirate statue discovered Friday morning at Prospect High school. Vandals apparently broke the statue during the night and moved it from a nearby Garden Center. Story on Page 3 would be Hijacker invades of Hare Jet by Andy Savoie and Madeleine Doubek Herald staff writer a knife wielding Man demanding to be taken to Switzerland boarded a Swissair dc-10 at of Hare International Airport Friday night and held a flight attendant hostage before the planets Captain talked him into surrendering authorities said. The suspect identified As Georgi Dinev 24, was taken from the plane by police after about 30 minutes later. Authorities said Dinev is a bulgarian National who wanted to deliver an anti communist document to Switzerland. Police said he came to the United states from Greece on March 18, has no Home and is living on the streets of Chicago. The flight attendant apparently suffered a minor Cut to her Finger and was treated by Chicago paramedics on the plane fire capt. Roger flood said. She was aboard Swissair flight 125 when it finally departed for Zurich at about 9 . Chicago time with 133 passengers aboard. No one else was Hurt police said Walter Stark a Swissair spokesman said the would be Hijacker forced his Way onto the plane As passengers were boarding at the International terminal. A the forced himself aboard by pushing a Gate controller out of his Way while we were boarding passengers a Stark said. A the went into the passenger Cabin stood behind the seat of the woman and threatened her with a Dinev was armed with a 6-Inch red handled knife said officer Robert St. Marie. There were about 54 passengers on the plane at the time of the incident Stark said. A the Man then demanded to carry a script a document of an anti communist play to he said. A that was his about 30 minutes later the Pilot identified As Martin Borner convinced the suspect to surrender. A the Captain said i m going to make a Deal with you. I la take your script to Switzerland and you let this lady go and you surrender to police a a Stark said. A and at that moment the Captain took Possession of the document and made a motion to put it in his pocket and the suspect sort of calmed Down and gave a once the Captain promised to Fly him there he just gave up and put the knife Down Quot St. Marie said. Police officers boarded the plane and took him in to custody Stark said. A the Captain handled the situation too percent. And yes the credit goes to him a nobody but him Quot Stark said. Authorities were not sure How Dinev got past the Metal Detector with his knife. Patrolman Ronald a Clemey said boarding Gates Are normally manned by two unarmed employees who run a Metal Detector and Load Luggage. If someone runs past the Gate workers Are instructed to Cah police rather than attempting to Stop the suspect. Armed guards Are not stationed at boarding Gates to prevent such incidents Mcnerney said a not unless there happens to be a policeman just walking Dinev was being questioned by Fri agents in Chicago Fri spokeswoman Marge Poche said and no charges had been filed late Friday. Dinev will be held overnight at the metropolitan correctional Center president decides to lend hand by Theresa Norton Herald staff writer organizers of hands across America issued a last minute plea Friday join the line anywhere pay now or later and bring a radio. A come to the line a said Des Plaines resident Carol Kratochvil Deputy director of marketing for Illinois hands across America. A anybody is Welcome everybody is Welcome. Just come to the the event got a boost Friday when president Reagan changed his mind and agreed to join the line with his family and 225 White House employees. Presidential spokesman Larry Speakes denied Reagan was participating to counter negative reaction from his remarks earlier in the week that hunger in America is not due to a Lack of Aid. But to some Peoples ignorance of where to get food. With one Day remaining to round up hand holders organizers throughout Illinois Are trying to boost participation past the 60-percent Mark reached Friday. A total of 439,560 participants Are required to form a continuous 333-mile link through Illinois at 2 . On sunday. National organizers Hope 5.5 million people will hold hands in a coast continued on Page 8 car bomb horror Rescue workers tend to the victims of a powerful car bomb that exploded Friday near a crowded a photo Market in Beirut killing at least nine people and injuring More than too. Story on Page 3. Chill can to stall Pool openings by Ellen m. Schmid Herald staff writer despite Chilly temperatures predicted for this weekend swimmers in Arlington Heights can find warmth in any of the Park districts five outdoor pools. New Heaters at four outdoor pools Are allowing the District to open All five pools today three weeks ahead of the traditional mid june opening Date. Recreation Park Pool has been heated for Many years and would normally open memorial Day weekend. Park Board commissioners who have been asked Many times by patrons to heat the swimming pools agreed to spend $56,000 on four new Heaters. They were installed last fall after the swimming season. All Are working now and the water temperature is expected to record a comfortable 78 degrees said recreation superintendent Roger w. Key. The primary benefactors of the heated pools Park officials said Are children participating in morning swim lessons. A these Are the kids who get in the water and their lips turn Park director Gerald m. Oakes said. A a that a just not conducive to teaching kids How to swim a key said. A when they get out of the water still get cold. But once they re in they should be while Park officials Are not anticipating any additional Revenue by expanding the swim season they expect the pools to be used More. A a we re real excited to finally have them All heated a key said. Outdoor pools open today at recreation Park Camelot Park Frontier Park heritage Park and Pioneer Park. Swim pass fees this year Are being sold according to a new Structure. The one year family pass will return at $65. A new summer swim pass Good from memorial Day to labor Day will sell for $55 a family. An individual Pool pass costs $40 for All year and $30 for the summer Only. A senior citizen All year family pass can be purchased for $48. The senior citizen summer family pass costs $41.25. Daily admission to All pools is $3 this year up $1 last year. New for this season Are 25-swim Coupon books available for $50. Pool passes May be bought at All six swimming pools including the olympic indoor Pool Center from i to 5 . Monday through Friday and to . To 2 . On forgot about Jet in near Missy Pete Nenni with Wir reports the air traffic controller who was in charge of two jetliners when they nearly collided on a runway at of Hare Airport has told investigators that he forgot about one of the jets he had cleared for Takeoff. Carl Dinwiddie chief of the National transportation safety boards office in Des Plaines said Friday that the controller told him he forgot about a us air dc-9 when he cleared an american airlines Boeing 727 for Takeoff on an intersecting runway last saturday. Federal aviation administration tap gets of the incident released Friday also indicate that the Pilot of the us air Jet initially said he would t file a report on the incident. The us air Pilot saw the approaching american airlines Jet and quickly pulled his plane off the ground. Because it was travelling below Normal Takeoff Speed the us air Jet scraped its Tail on the runway. The Pilot estimated the two planes came within 20 feet of each other. The taped conversation occurred moments after the near miss us air Pilot a did you see what happened there on 373?�?� controller a no us air Pilot a american was awfully close on the controller a a you re right sir would you like to file something Nusair Pilot after a pause a nah Well forget Faa spokesman Mort Edelstein said the controller notified his supervisors of the incident. He also said it is not uncommon for pilots to decide not to report an incident if they decide the planes a we rent tas close As it first the tape also indicates the controller was Busy rerouting other flights moments before the two planes carrying 224 people were cleared to take off. An Faa official who asked not to be identified said the controller May have lost his concentration because he was handling other flights at the time. Edelstein said the controller who carried full a performance level certification the Agency a highest rating had been reassigned pending the outcome of the probe. Dinwiddie would not speculate on Why the controller forgot about the us air Jet but confirmed the controller was in the process of issuing new routes to some westbound flights so they could avoid threatening weather. A year Long National safety Board study of 26 close Calls on runways at major . Airports which was released last week showed that forgetfulness by controllers has contributed to some incidents. . Expels s. African Diplomat from Hora id news services Washington the United states on Friday expelled the senior defense attache from South africans embassy in Washington to protest his governments raids against three neighbouring countries. South Africa will not be allowed to Send a replacement and the . Defense attache in Pretoria was recalled for consultations. A we Trust that this action will make Clear to the South african government that the United states cannot tolerate disregard of the sovereignty of South africans neighbors a pm wont sell cars to South african police a Page 3 the state department said in its announcement of the expulsion order. When the United states condemned the raids into Botswana Zambia and Zimbabwe on monday it said it was reviewing further actions to show its displeasure. The expulsion order Waff the first such action. The statement identified the expelled South african As brigadier Alexander Potgieter. He will have to Days to leave the country. The re called . Official was col. Robert Hastie. A the United states has joined with Many other nations in condemning South africans recent military strikes into Zambia Zimbabwe and Botswana a the department said. A your diplomacy for Many years has been aimed at stopping Cross Border violence one of the most destabilizing factors in Southern earlier Friday Secretary of state George Shultz voiced the administrations highest level condemnation of South Africa since the attacks

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