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The true story of the hijacking of 58 November. It was the 1st time a Captain was killed in a US hijacking. His 7 month pregnant wife took on J Edgar Hoover and became 1st US Citizen to win a wrongful death action against Hoover and the FBI.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jIV2LjKSQAThe true story of the hijacking of 58 November. It was the 1st time a Captain was... more
The following are some of the last known words from Captain Brent Downs before FBI agents raided his plane causing the hijacker to kill everyone on board.
Capt. Downs was the first pilot-in-command killed in a US Hijacking. His widow became the 1st US citizen to beat J Edgar Hoover in federal court.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mySNO2IKyQsThe following are some of the last known words from Captain Brent Downs before FBI... more
Oct 4, 1971 a plane took off out of Nashville and ended up in Jacksonville Florida surrounded by FBI agents. Nine minutes after the plane parked FBI agents started shooting at the plane. All were killed on board.
The pilot's widow found Hoover and the FBI in federal court. This was the first time J Edgar Hoover and the FBI lost a wrongful death action in federal court. (search Downs vs USA 522 F.d2 990)
The files on this case have been under seal for over 40 years. Discover what Hoover and the FBI tried to cover up on this historic case.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jIV2LjKSQAOct 4, 1971 a plane took off out of Nashville and ended up in Jacksonville Florida... more