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2796
1974 (18th Nov) Hijack Mail commercial Airmail cover Stairbridge Worcester to British Consul General Perth, 10p meter franking. Superb strike of the 2-line 'Delayed en Route Aircraft Hi-jack' h/s. A British Airways VC10 Flight 870 to Singapore was hijacked at Dubai with 27 passengers, 8 airport workers who were cleaning the plane when it was hijacked & 10 crew. British Airways Captain Jim Futcher was awarded Queen's Gallantry medal for his 'calm & courageous conduct' during the hijack. The hijack ended at Tunis with a German passenger murdered. A similar cover from this hijack realised $1150+ in Melbourne in 2011. A rare interrupted aviation cover. (P)
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