FBI files ‘reveal’ CIA pilot Robert Rackstraw was key hijack suspect

By Peter Sheridan in Los Angeles; Thursday, September 18, 2019 Mystery...
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Special Report: Has the Cooper mystery finally been solved?

By Gary Baum; The Hollywood Reporter; September 4, 2019 Long before...

Californian’s 7-Year Cooper Quest: Results & Reflections

By Gretchen Wenner; Ventura County Star Edition; August 22, 2019; When a 75-year-old grandfather passed away last month of natural causes in his San Diego...

Was he a ‘homeless disabled vet’ or the sly D.B. Cooper?

By Morgan Krakow; Washington Post, Wednesday, July 10, 2019; Robert W. Rackstraw Sr., the targeted subject in a 2016 History Channel documentary about...
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END OF THE MYSTERY?

Man believed to be notorious fugitive D.B. Cooper has died FOX NEWS (Video package); By Louis Casiano & Johnathan Hunt;...

Former outlaw featured in TV program dies in San Diego

By Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union Tribune; 7/9/19 He was a high school dropout and U.S. Army paratrooper trained in explosives and psychological operations. In addition, he...

D.B. Cooper: Investigators Claim They’ve Discovered Skyjacker’s Identity

A private team digging into the cold case says they used a “confession” from the 1970s to finger a former CIA operative, now living in San...

Rackstraw, lead Cooper suspect with Oregon connections, is dead

The Oregonian By Douglas Perry; Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Robert Rackstraw loved adventure. He also embraced danger and confrontation. And for a...
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D.B. Cooper Mystery Appears Cracked; Californian Suspected

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER; By Ryan Parker, August 9, 2018;   CBS News credits a veteran's "fascinating" code-breaking skills for a "remarkable" development. It was one of the most mysterious unsolved crimes ever committed,...
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Hoosier says he broke Cooper’s secret code, then shows us how

INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Article #1; By Tim Evans; August 8, 2018;  Wheatfield, Ind. — It was the incongruous string of numbers in a December 11, 1971 letter that first attracted Rick...