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A new Stockton angle on D.B. Cooper?

By Michael Fitzgerald Record columnist Posted Jul. 23, 2016 at 3:12 PM Legendary skyjacker D.B. Cooper is looking more and more like a man with Stockton ties, thanks to new evidence that...
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Man Identified in History Channel Special as Notorious Skyjacker “D.B. Cooper” Denies Accusation

BY JOHNNY DODD @Johnny_Dodd PEOPLE 07/12/2016 AT 01:15 PM EDT (2 minutes) The investigators' findings, which include almost 100 pieces of circumstantial evidence, point to 72-year-old Southern California resident Robert W. Rackstraw Sr. Read...

Bulleted Time-Line: The Smoking Gun on D.B. Cooper and the FBI

When a former senior FBI leader called a cold case team's hijacking evidence against Rackstraw “a tremendous circumstantial case,” it set off sirens at D.C. Headquarters. The 7th floor...

Is the D.B. Cooper mystery solved?

The London Daily Express By Kara Godfrey, January 8, 2018 The infamous hijacking story of D.B. Cooper, closed by the FBI in 2016, has remained a mystery for 46 years....

FBI accused of cover-up after 46-year-old “Cooper letter” surfaces

    Newsweek Magazine; by Christal Hayes, November 20, 2017 The notorious case of the mysterious plane hijacker known as D.B. Cooper just took another curious turn, which has some saying the...

A Tale of Unforgettable Charisma in Corvallis

 "And did I meet D.B. Cooper?  I believe I did!" Cold Case investigators state that Rackstraw used more than twenty fake identities in five countries over the years, but none...

Private Eyes: Fugitive Cooper became covert pilot for CIA

Seattle PI; by Daniel DeMay; February 1, 2018; The organizer of a cold case team led by former FBI agents stated today that he has strong evidence the man they...

Startling coded evidence upends the D.B. Cooper case

OREGONIAN; by Douglas Perry;  January 3, 2018; “Sirs, I knew from the start that I wouldn’t be caught,” the letter begins. Postmarked Dec. 11, 1971, it was signed, “D.B. Cooper,” the...

A no-bones letter to FBI Director

UPDATE: Attorney Zaid's status-report deadline of November 13, 2017, came and went without an FBI response. With the prodding of the Colberts' local congresswoman, the Bureau finally responded on January...
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Rackstraw (R.I.P.): 5 Fast Facts to Know

Heavy.com; by Reporter Shannon Walsh; July 11, 2016 NOTE: "On 7/9/19, 75-year-old Rackstraw died in San Diego of natural causes. While my cold case team believes he was Cooper, he...