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...

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...

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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Rackstraw: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

It was easy for D.B. Cooper to vanish. In 1971, there were no airport flight screenings, surveillance cameras, cell phone tracking, GPS, computer crime records or CSI crews. The skyjacker’s...
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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...

Many believe this ‘homeless disabled vet’ was 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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Lawsuit filed against FBI to make D.B. Cooper investigation file public

By Everton Bailey Jr. | The Oregonian & OregonLive; September 8, 2016 A Los Angeles-based filmmaker has filed a lawsuit Thursday to compel the FBI and the U.S. Department of...

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...

A 6th Cooper note, a decrypted admission and J. Edgar Hoover

SEATTLE PI; By Senior Editor Daniel DeMay; June 29, 2018; Rain fell hard through the dark November sky in 1971 as the Boeing 727 flew low and slow over southwest...

Why the FBI didn’t nail D.B. Cooper

STOCKTON RECORD; By Michael Fitzgerald; Monday, July 02, 2018; In 2016, a jaw-dropping History Channel program made a convincing case that legendary skyjacker D.B. Cooper was a retired University of...