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Five Fast Facts You Need to Know

Heavy.com; By Shannon Walsh; July 11, 2016; Updated December 4, 2016 In July of 2016, History Channel aired its new documentary, DB Cooper: Case Closed, in which a team of...

New Evidence May Hold Key Clue to Identifying Cooper

Inside Edition January 5, 2018 Investigators dedicated to solving the notorious 1971 hijacking of a Boeing 727 believe they’ve finally discovered the identity of the air bandit known as D.B. Cooper...
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Oregon couple on long D.B. Cooper quest gets FBI’s attention

FOX NEWS, August 21, 2017 The FBI has reportedly accepted new potential evidence that may be linked to a closed case that has stumped investigators for decades. The New York Daily News revealed Sunday...

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...

Was D.B. Cooper’s escape COVERED UP by the FBI?

A letter that spent 46 years buried in feds' files reveals the hijacker may have survived plane leap   DailyMail.com; By James Wilkinson, November 19, 2017   A letter newly released from the FBI's...

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...
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San Diego man accused of being D.B. Cooper: A life ruined or case solved?

Orange County Register, SoCal News Group; by Keith Sharon; 10/6/17 The man in the natty suit smoked a cigarette, ordered a bourbon and soda and carried a bomb in his...

D.B. Cooper: Sleuths claim they’ve discovered hijacker’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...

D.B. Cooper cold case team accuses FBI of “stonewalling”

N.Y. DAILY NEWS; by Reporter Megan Cerullo; February 1, 2018; At the conclusion of a seven-year investigation, a team of independent sleuths believes it has uncovered infamous skyjacker D.B. Cooper’s true identity. Documentary...
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DB Cooper: Thanks to a storyteller, the plot thickens

Stockton Record, by Michael Fitzgerald; August 24, 2017 Where 64-year-old Wally, a Korean War vet, told the Cooper escape tale in 1997​ The ace investigator who tied the legendary D.B. Cooper...
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