US embassy cable - 85BEIRUT3495 (original version)

HIJACKING OF TWA FLIGHT 847: SITREP AS OF 1045ZULU (original version)

Identifier: 85BEIRUT3495
Wikileaks: View 85BEIRUT3495 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Beirut
Created: 1985-06-14 10:43:00
Classification: CONFIDENTIAL
Tags: PTER EAIR LE US AG
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O 141043Z JUN 85
FM AMEMBASSY BEIRUT
TO AMEMBASSY ALGIERS FLASH
SECSTATE WASHDC NIACT IMMEDIATE 3508
AMEMBASSY AMMAN NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY ATHENS NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY DAMASCUS NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY NICOSIA NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY ROME NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY TEL AVIV NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY LONDON NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY TUNIS NIACT IMMEDIATE
C O N F I D E N T I A L BEIRUT 03495 
 
TERREP 
 
E.O. 12356: DECL: OADR 
TAGS: PTER, EAIR, LE, US, AG 
SUBJECT: HIJACKING OF TWA FLIGHT 847: SITREP AS 
OF 1045ZULU 
 
REF: BEIRUT 3494 
 
1. C-ENTIRE TEXT. 
 
2. PILOT OF HIJACKED AIRCRAFT REPORTED VIA RADIO 
THAT HIS ETA ALGIERS IS 1437ZULU. 
 
3. TWENTY-FIVE (25) WOMEN AND CHILDREN REPORTEDLY 
RELEASED IN BEIRUT, NATIONALITY UNKNOWN. DETAILS 
TO FOLLOW. 
 
BARTHOLOMEW 

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