Hijacked Jet Plane Leads to Police Brawl with Reporters in Lake Jackson – 1972

On July 12 1972, two men hijacked a National Airlines 727 jet on its way to New York from Philadelphia. The plane landed in Lake Jackson. While covering the story, law enforcement tried to take the camera away from a reporter. Then KHOU reporter Jessica Savitch is seen trying to stand up for the press.
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