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Avalanche-Journal (Newspaper) - August 3, 1972, Lubbock, Texas UMUUOCK miAKHfJOURNAU Thunfcy August 3 1972 HIJACKED PLANE AND CREW RETURNS The seven crew members of a Delta Air Lines DC8 are greeted as they leave the plane Wednesday night in Atlanta Th DctroittoMiarni jet flight was hijacked Monday Ajtcr receiving million in ransom the hijackers ordered the pilot to fly the plane to Algiers T h c FBI announced that five persons have been charged with air piracy in the case AP Wircphoto DECADENT SOCIETY Hijackers Criticism Of America Described By TONY ATLANTA Ga AP Five black militants who command eered a jot 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 Jeave the United Slates when they hi jacked his Delta Airlines DCS DelroittoMiami flight Monday They said they were a Black Panther group and this Al geria is where their brothers May told newsmen Wednesday night several hours after the fourengine plane re turned here from the mile trip The crew had an overnight stay in Barcelona Spain after leaving Algiers They said America is a dec adent society and they didnt want to live here any May added Cleaver Mentioned May 41 a 20year Delta vet eran said the hijackers re quested that exiled Black Pan ther leader Eldridgc Cleaver meet the plane at Algiers But he added that Black Panthers in Algiers doubled if the hijack ers were members of their par ty The five adulls who hijacked the plane and the Ihree small children who accompanied them were whisked off ihe plane aflcr reaching Algerias Tile Algerian government is holding Ihe group in communicado and his seized Ihe ransom money Kscaped Prisoners Meanwhile the KB I here an nounced thai Iwo of the hijack ers were escaped prisoners one convicted of murder who apparenlly was dressed as a priest when he boarded Ihe air craft Agents said Cicorac Wright 29 of Detroit who was using the name of Larry Burgess was serving time for murder when he escaped from a state prison ill Leesburg N on Aug 22 1970 Another hijacker was identi fied as George Brown alias Harry Singlelon who also es caped from the New Jersey prison Ihe same day He was serving time for armed rob bery the FBI said Charges Filed Air piracy charges were filer in Miami against Wright Brown Joyce Tillerson 21 Melvin McNair 24 and Jear Carol Allen McNair 25 Al were residents of Detroit Several of Ihe 86 passengers who boarded Ihe plane in De troit said the hijackers hac three small children with Ihem Ttie passengers were allowed to deplane in Miami when million cash ransom was deliv ered to the hijackers May said lip saw three guns pistols and Two of the hijackers smokcc what one described as mari juana continuously during the flight and strolled between Hie cockpit and the cabin May said It was the first Delta aircraft ordered to fly to Algeria and the first hijacking experience for each of the seven members of Ihe crew In addition to the ransom a Delta spokesman said the Irip cost for fuel and sala ries for the crew Indonesia To Gel Jet JAKARTA AP Indonesia will get a squadron of jet trainers from ihe Uniled States early next year air force com mander Air Marshal Suwoto Sukcndar said today The Kmbiissy said the jet Iraincrs are parl of lasl years SIS million military aid program to Indonesia The air fnrcc early this year re vived a squadron of Sabre jets from Australia The word circle of from the Greek name lor a threshing floor on vhich oxen walked a circular ath by going round and round the floor TRYulT HEAT AND EAT HICKORY SMOKED BARBQ AT YOUR GROCERS SLICED BEEF IN BARBECUE SAUCE BROWN GRAVY AND SLICED COOKED BEEF CHOPPED BEEF SANDWICHES 2 SANDWICHES WITH SAUCE BARBECUED CHICKEN IN SAUCE PORK RIBS IN BARBECUE SAUCE It I wlS Prices in this ad effective Thursday Friday Saturday and Sunday in Lubboclc We reserve the right to limit quantities No sales to dealers please CANTALOUPES ORANGES 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