FBI Closes File On D.B. Cooper

Hijacked plane, parachuted with $2G in ransom

Guess he got away with it. The FBI says it is closing the book on D.B. Cooper, 45 years after he parachuted out of a plane over Seattle with $200,000 in ransom. There’s been no trace of him nor the money. Movies have been made about it, songs have been sung. The FBI says it’s been one of the longest and most exhaustive searches in its history, but it’s time to focus on other matters. Read more about the legend of D.B. Cooper in this New York Times article.

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