The Taking of Flight 847 : The Uli Derickson Story (1988)

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TV film. Recounts the details involved in the 1985 hijacking incident on a TWA flight from Athens, which claimed the life of Navy diver Robert Stethem, and could have escalated, if not for the bravery of flight attendant Uli Derickson.

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