Robert W. Rackstraw Witness - Ken Overturf

A Commanding Witness – Rackstraw in Vietnam

  Lieutenant Colonel Ken L. Overturf (ret.) is an award-winning helicopter pilot, Master Parachutist, and Rackstraw's former commanding officer during the Vietnam War (1969-1970). He is one of a dozen...
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Hijacker D.B. Cooper is alive and well, sleuths say

KSWB/FOX-San Diego; by Phil Blauer; February 1, 2018; Independent investigators, led by former FBI, claim daredevil worked for the CIA and the Bureau is 'flat-out lying' about it Fox Network News...

Cold case leader on D.B. Cooper: “We have the man”

COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE;  by Britain Eakin;  February 9, 2018; WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of private investigators says they have definitively identified the living daredevil who hijacked a commercial plane in 1971...

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...
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D.B. Cooper Skyjacking Mystery: Man ID’d as the Hijacker in Upcoming Documentary Is a...

By Johnny Dodd PEOPLE MAGAZINE 7/10/2016 AT 10:50 AM EDT Over the past four and a half decades, the so-called D.B. Cooper skyjacking case has captivated countless armchair detectives –...
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D.B. Cooper investigation focuses on an ‘off-the-books genius’ from Santa Cruz

By Stephen Baxter, Santa Cruz Sentinel 7/11/16, 6:24 PM PDT A group of retired FBI investigators have linked a former local native to a 1971 plane hijacking case that has flummoxed...
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Sleuth: Letter held by FBI, now released by judge, is Cooper’s

Fox News Website; by Robert Gearty, 11/19/17 Newly-released FBI documents pertaining to the D.B. Cooper hijacking case include a letter that may only deepen the mystery surrounding the notorious unsolved crime,...

How Intelligence Analysis Aided in the D.B. Cooper Investigation

The Hunt for D.B. Cooper: How Intelligence Analysts Took on the Case By Erik Kleinsmith, Staff, Intelligence Studies, American Military University, 9/9/2016 This article was originally posted on American Military University’s...

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...

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...