What was the Golden Age of Hijacking?


What was the Golden Age of Hijacking? CSA-Archive/Getty Images

It's hard to believe skyjacking was once a weekly occurrence in America. But for over a decade, planes were rerouted for ransoms, political causes, and occasionally-- for a couple of beers! Will and Mango dig into the exhilarating age of air piracy, when hijackers were put up in Havana hotels, passengers were encouraged to make the most of the experience and airlines made no effort to stop it.

Topics in this Podcast: Mangesh, Will, PTG