Achille Lauro

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DateCountryDetail
07/10/1985
Egypt The cruise liner Achille Lauro is hijacked of the coast of Egypt by four heavily armed members of the Palestine Liberation Front.
08/10/1985
Egypt The Achille Lauro hijackers kill an American passenger, Leon Klinghoffer and dump his body and wheelchair overboard.
10/10/1985
Italy US air force jets force an Egyptian air liner carrying the Achille Lauro hijackers to land in Italy, where they were arrested.
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