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  •  skyjackings have been "a thing" for 50+ years (3+ / 0-)

    i remember it happening a fair amount when I was a child.

    and in 1968, a year that was terrible for so many reasons, it seemed as though there was a hijacking every other week.

    it was the reason they started having metal detectors in airports.

    so yes, in the old days, you could walk onto a plane with a gun

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    by TrueBlueMajority on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 05:32:46 PM PDT

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