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(The Associated Press)
A 1971 artist's sketch released by the FBI shows the skyjacker known as "Dan Cooper" and "D.B. Cooper." It was made from the recollections of passengers and crew of a Northwest Orient Airlines jet he hijacked between Portland and Seattle, Nov. 24, 1971, Thanksgiving eve.

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The National Museum of Commercial Aviation, in Forest Park, is planning an exhibit on the man named "Dan Cooper," whose daring escape from an airplane he hijacked over the Pacific Northwest 40 years ago, made him part of American folklore.


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