November 24, 2011

November 24: D. B. Cooper Escapes with Cash, 1971

On November 24, 1971, a man who identified himself as "Dan Cooper" parachuted out of  a 727 with $200,000 in ransom money, the result of a hijacking. He has never been found.

Read article here.

Pictured: FBI sketch of Cooper at the time of the hijacking. He wore dark glasses during part of the flight.

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