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Hijackers surrender from Tanzanian plane

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Susan Garland / March 1, 1982


Four hijackers who had demanded the overthrow of Tanzania's socialist President Julius Nyerere surrendered to British authorities after freeing hostages aboard a Tanzanian jetliner. A police spokesman said the hostages were ''safe and well with no injuries and no casualties.''

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The end of the two-day ordeal came swiftly after Tanzanian opposition politician Oscar Kambona, a former Foreign Minister exiled in Britain, entered the negotiations at Stansted Airport near London.