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October 2, 1988
Three Haitian security officers armed with M-16 rifles pushed their way onto an American Airlines jetliner in Port-au-Prince, but the trio surrendered their weapons to the crew shortly after takeoff and the plane flew on to New York without further incident, officials said. The captain of Flight 658, which had 233 people aboard, radioed air traffic controllers after takeoff that the men had given up their weapons.
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May 30, 2000 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The ill-starred voyage of the hijacked Gonave en Fleche, which ended Monday where it began two weeks ago for 120 weary passengers and crew, bears witness to a faltering, $2.3-billion U.S.-led effort to rescue Haiti from itself. The 120-foot intercity ferry left the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, on May 16, just five days before national elections that U.S. officials spent $20 million to finance.
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May 30, 2000 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The ill-starred voyage of the hijacked Gonave en Fleche, which ended Monday where it began two weeks ago for 120 weary passengers and crew, bears witness to a faltering, $2.3-billion U.S.-led effort to rescue Haiti from itself. The 120-foot intercity ferry left the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, on May 16, just five days before national elections that U.S. officials spent $20 million to finance.
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October 2, 1988
Three Haitian security officers armed with M-16 rifles pushed their way onto an American Airlines jetliner in Port-au-Prince, but the trio surrendered their weapons to the crew shortly after takeoff and the plane flew on to New York without further incident, officials said. The captain of Flight 658, which had 233 people aboard, radioed air traffic controllers after takeoff that the men had given up their weapons.
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