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From seattletimes.nwsource.com

FBI investigating 'promising lead' in D.B. Cooper skyjacking case

by By Steve Miletich

July 31, 2011


The FBI is investigating a "credible" lead in the D.B. Cooper skyjacking case, nearly 40 years after a tall, dark-complexioned man hijacked a Seattle-bound Boeing 727 on Thanksgiving Eve 1971 and parachuted into history from the rear of the plane with $200,000 in cash.

"We do have a promising lead," FBI spokeswoman Ayn Sandalo Dietrich said Sunday, a day after a British newspaper reported the development in a lengthy feature story on the notorious case.

Dietrich, of the Seattle FBI office, cautioned that the FBI is not on the verge of a "big break," but is carrying out "due diligence" on the new information.

Full article: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2015787564_dbcooper01m.html

The Telegraph article: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/8667855/The-40-year-mystery-of-Americas-greatest-skyjacking.html

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