Audio from the hijacked Western Airlines flight as it made its way from San Francisco to New York:

Flight Engineer Thomas Crawford recounts the hijacking’s first moments:

Captain Bill Newell on his objections to the FBI’s plans to put a violent end to the hijacking:

Roger Holder remembers his morning routine before the hijacking of Western Airlines Flight 701:

A news report from one of the skyjacking epidemic’s most spectacular days, when two planes were seized simultaneously:

A news report on the hijacking perpetrated by Frank Markoe Sibley, who rode a bicycle onto the tarmac at Reno’s airport: