Alleged Hijacker Surrenders to U.S. Authorities After 4 Decades

Luis Pena Soltren, 66, who is accused of taking part in the 1968 hijacking of Pan Am Flight 281 surrendered to American authorities this past weekend after living in Cuba for nearly 41 years. Soltren allegedly was one of the armed men who seized control of the New York to Puerto Rico flight and ordered the pilots to fly to Cuba.
Once in Cuba the 102 passengers and crew were released and allowed to return to the U.S.

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By Planet Data