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The Nation

A flight attendant from a Jordanian jet hijacked in June, 1985, testified in federal court in Washington that one of the sky pirates threatened her with a knife and hand grenades besides using her as a shield from possible police snipers. The attendant, Sawson Odetalleh, 22, was the fourth government witness to identify defendant Fawaz Younis, 30, as the leader of five heavily armed men who stormed aboard a Royal Jordanian Airlines plane on June 11, 1985.


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