The Greek police on Saturday, a 65-year-old man from Lebanon, on the Greek island of Mykonos was arrested at the request of the German authorities. According to police, the man suspected of hijacking a plane and killing a Us marine in 1985.
According to Greek media, the man was involved in the hijacking on June 14, 1985, of a unit of the American airline TWA.
During that hijacking, a U.s. marine shot and killed. The plane with 153 passengers, en route from the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to the united states in San Diego, with stops in Athens, Rome, Boston, Los Angeles, california. It was hijacked once in Athens, it was gone.
The hijackers demanded the release of seven hundred shiite prisoners from Israeli custody. It was the pilot in command is forced to go to the Lebanese capital Beirut to fly. There was the man, then shot and killed.
The hijackers held 39 American hostages
The hijackers held 39 American hostages during the seventeen days. The hostages were released after Israel and the demand of the hijackers had been granted to the prisoners, who, during the fighting in the south of Lebanon and was taken prisoner.
One of the hijackers, Lebanese, Mohammed Ali Hamadi, was set up in 1989 by a German court to life in prison sentenced to death for murder, and hijacking of aircraft. He indicated at that time that he and a business partner, and the plane had been hijacked. He did not deny that he was in the marines, had been killed. According to him, it would have been a partner that has done it.