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On the eve of Thanksgiving, 1971 a man, dressed in a business suit, leaps out of the back of a commercial jet with a parachute and two hundred thousand dollars in ransom money. Now for the first time in FBI history a team of citizen sleuths, using modern forensic science, is helping unravel the mystery of D.B. Cooper.







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26 July 2009 (USA)  »

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$280,000 (estimated)

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In August 2011, the FBI was investigating a 'credible' tip that someone who had not previously been considered a suspect, and who had died over 10 years ago, was actually the Dan (aka D.B.) Cooper who pulled off the famous plane hi-jacking and ransom in November 1971. See more »


D.B. Cooper: I don't have a grudge against your airline, I just have a grudge.
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