DB Cooper song lyrics skyjacking jetliner 727 parachutes $200,000 legend Dan LD niece Marla Portland symposium.  Mick Terry

DB Cooper song lyrics skyjacking 727 parachutes $200,000 legend Dan LD niece Marla Portland symposium MICK TERRY
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( 1971 Boeing 727 jetliner skyjacking song lyrics )
D. B. Cooper
Copyright © 2012 - MickTerry.com

Thanksgiving in Portland, '71,
not quite the last- on that plane,
your stewardess saw your briefcase bomb,
but they didn't quite catch your name.
Four parachutes and two hundred thou,
you jumped out in the freezing rain.
You're more than a legend in your own mind-.

    D.B. COOPER, where did you spend your loot,
    bury your parachute or go in hiding?
    D.B. COOPER, with lawmen still in pursuit.
    Who else was in cahoots? Are you still flying?

They just about gave you up for dead:
9 years and not a Twenty spent.
Then, nearly six thousand found by a kid
at Columbia River's edge.
With forty-plus years of files and leads,
but not a lot of evidence,
you're more than a legend in your own mind-.

    CHORUS

        Even if you're dead,
        you're bigger than life,
        inspiring 31 skyjackings that next year.
        And some have even said,
        when you jumped out that night,
        it wasn't for the money.
        It wasn't for the fame,
        but only to be pointing out
        changes needing to be made.

Now, forty years on, is Marla really your niece
who's claiming that she speaks the truth
from memories lost, now carefully pieced
in a jigsaw she says points to you?
Just another sweet flavor of the week?
Are we any closer to some proof?
You're more than a legend in your own mind-.

    CHORUS

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1-16-17
Evidence of Boeing found on DB Cooper's tie.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4121146/Did-D-B-Cooper-work-BOEING-New-analysis-hijacker-s-necktie-reveals-super-rare-particles-used-plane-manufacturer-thrilling-discovery-reopen-one-America-s-mystifying-cases.html

11-25-11
Portland, OR
40th anniversary symposium commemorating the hijacking.
Many investigators spoke
, as did Marla Cooper, making some claims re: FBI.
http://themountainnewswa.net/2011/12/02/db-cooper-marla-cooper-says-fbi-case-agent-convinced-her-uncle-is-skyjacker-claims-fbi-will-close-case-shortly/
http://themountainnewswa.net/2011/11/29/db-cooper-symposium-delivers-solid-information-and-analysis/
http://themountainnewswa.net/2011/09/01/the-hunt-for-db-cooper-the-resurgent-investigation-into-americas-only-unsolved-skyjacking-an-overview/

4-3-11
Marla Cooper told FBI, then ABC News, as an 8-year-old on
Thanksgiving 1971, she heard her uncles, Lynn Doyle (LD) Cooper
& Dewey Max Cooper, telling her father, Donald Cooper,
"Our money problems are over. We just have to go back & get the
money. LD hijacked the airplane." LD was bloody & bruised,
unable to walk, purportedly in a car accident but with no car damage.
After initial questioning by FBI, Dewey suddenly moved to Canada,
dying in 1985. LD also disappeared in 1972, dying in 1999.
Marla's dad confirmed their involvement before his death in 1995.
Her mom confirmed it in 2011. Marla also recalled powerful walkie-
talkies & LD's Dan Cooper French comic books.
With over 1000 suspects, was this just one more not matching FBI's
fingerprint & DNA evidence for USA's only unsolved skyjacking case?
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/04/us-dbcooper-skyjack-idUSTRE7726NG20110804
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/doubleissue/mysteries/cooper.htm

2-10-80
8-year-old Brian Ingram found $5880 of that cash by Columbia River,
eventually splitting it with NW Orient Airline's insurance company.
None of remaining ransom money was ever found or seemingly spent .
FBI distributed serial numbers of the 10,000 $20 bills to banks.
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2002802076_dbcooper13m.html

11-24-71
Using the name "Dan Cooper", a man in a dark suit & sunglasses
paid $20 for Northwest Orient Flight 305 from Portland to Seattle
(Boeing 727 jetliner #N467US).
The next to last passenger to board, he sat in seat 18C in the back,
showing the stewardess a bomb in his attaché case soon after takeoff.
Releasing 36 passengers & 2 stewardesses upon receiving 4 parachutes
& $200,000 in $20 bills, he re-directed Flight 305 to Mexico,
jumping off of the jetliner's aft airstair over Southern Washington
forests in a freezing rainstorm. His fate is yet unknown.
Using similar techniques with Boeing 727's, 31 skyjackings occurred
in 1972 until drastic security measures were enforced.
http://n467us.com/index.htm

To other DB Cooper song lyrics:   NO, I AM DB COOPER
To other airplane song lyrics:   TOUCHDOWN ON THE H2O
WHY ARE THEY SHOOTING AT ME?
GIVE ME A HEAT-SEEKING MISSILE
SHOT DOWN MORE TIMES TONIGHT
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