Robert Rackstraw DB Cooper at Dock

How the hunt for D.B. Cooper made an aging Vietnam veteran the target of...

Washington Post - In the News - D.B. Cooper Published July 27, 2016; by Ian Shapira They were certain they knew the identity of the long-missing hijacker known as D.B. Cooper,...
DB Cooper - Evidence found by Marine

DB Cooper: Uncovered ‘evidence’ and alleged crime-partner names now with FBI

Fox News, August 14, 2017; by Inv. Reporter Robert Gearty Retired FBI agent studies vet-jumper's find. Forensic scientist directs a burn test, but the piece doesn't light or drip. To...

Sleuths: Hijacker brags of escape, outfoxing FBI in encrypted note

NEWSWEEK; By Maria Perez, Friday, June 29, 2018; An investigative team led by former FBI agents claims it has unmasked a coded message in a 1972 letter from the infamous...
DB Cooper - Evidence delivered to FBI

New ‘evidence’ in DB Cooper case handed over to Bureau

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 14, 2017; by Daniel DeMay A fabric strap or flap, perhaps from the famed D.B. Cooper's parachute, was reportedly found recently in the Pacific Northwest and handed...
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D.B. Cooper: FBI gets more ‘evidence’ and a getaway tale

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, by Daniel M. Demay; August 20, 2017 Just days after a piece of fabric — thought to be from a parachute used by the mysterious hijacker D.B. Cooper...
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LAS VEGAS MAN’S STORY RAISES NEW QUESTIONS IN D.B. COOPER MYSTERY

By KIMBER LAUX, LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL; July 12, 2016 On a rainy night in November 1971, a man wearing sunglasses and a business suit jumped from a plane with a...

Cold case team cracks D. B. Cooper’s Army code

DAILY ASTORIAN; By Erick Bengel; Friday, January 05, 2018;  A hidden code written in a court-released D.B. Cooper letter, held by the FBI for 46 years, appears to be the game-changer...
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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D.B. Cooper Case – CBC Radio Broadcast

Filmmaker wants archived FBI file on D.B. Cooper investigation Tom Colbert is interviewed on the topic of Robert W. Rackstraw and the unsolved D.B. Cooper investigation. Click to listen to audio:...

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...