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FBI gives up on 45-year-old crime of hijacker who leaped from plane with ransom money -

After looking at all credible leads, the FBI said enough was enough: resources spent on the Cooper case will be redirected to "focus on other investigative priorities". The hijacker, wearing a business suit and tie, commandeered a Northwest Orient ...and more »

FBI no longer looking for DB Cooper - The Seattle Times

FBI artist's sketches of the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper, based on descriptions from passengers and crew of a Northwest Orient Airlines jet he hijacked between Portland and Seattle on Nov. 24, 1971. (Anonymous/The Associated Press). Forty-five years ...and more »

Is skyjacker DB Cooper living in San Diego? - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The documentary makes the case that Cooper survived, a feat only possible for someone with the right training and experience. Jeff McDonaldContact Reporter. A four-hour documentary that aired on the History Channel this week suggests the infamous ...and more »

The DB Cooper case has baffled the FBI for 45 years. Now it may never be solved. - Washington Post

Out of all America's skyjackings, only one remains unsolved. The case has confounded FBI investigators for decades — its astonishing details, clues and alleged participants have become the stuff of American criminal lore. The story has inspired songs ...and more »

Where Is DB Cooper? FBI Ends 45-Year Hunt - New York Times

It remains one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in the United States, a startling crime that captured the American imagination, inspiring songs, movies, TV shows and books. In 1971, a man who called himself Dan Cooper hijacked a passenger plane from ...and more »

FBI: DB Cooper Case No Longer Being Actively Investigated - Huffington Post

One of the most infamous unsolved criminal cases in U.S. history is no longer an active investigation. The FBI told Seattle CBS station KIRO that it had “redirected resources” away from the D.B. Cooper case, the notorious 1971 hijacking of a 727 ...and more »

DB Cooper: FBI closes the books 45 years after skyjacking mystery - CNN

(CNN) The last time anyone saw D.B. Cooper, he parachuted out of a Mexico City-bound airplane with $200,000 in ransom strapped to his body, vanishing over the Pacific Northwest and initiating one of America's greatest manhunts. Forty-five years later ...and more »

45 Years After Plane Hijacking, Mysterious Case of DB Cooper Is Shut Down With No Credible Leads - Inside Edition

The FBI has given up the hunt for the man known as D.B. Cooper, the suspect in a 45-year-old plane hijacking that will now remain one of the bureau's most notorious unsolved crimes. The last agent assigned to the case has been asked to work on "other ...and more »

FBI Gives Up on Mysterious 1971 Hijacking - Daily Beast

The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday announced that it was closing the books on a 1971 hijacking in which the culprit jumped from a stolen plane and made off with $200,000 in ransom money. After pursuing the case for decades, the FBI said its ...and more »

FBI shuts down DB Cooper air piracy case after 45 years due to lack of 'credible leads' - New York Daily News

The FBI has put a halt to one of its most famous — and frustrating — manhunts. The lone agent assigned to the D.B. Cooper manhunt was assigned to other mysteries within the federal agency on Friday, effectively shuttering the 45-year-old case after ...and more »