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1985: U.S. Fighters Intercept Terrorists from "Achille Lauro"

Monday, October 9, 2023

9 October 1985: U.S. fighters (such as the F-14 Tomcat pictured here) intercepted the aircraft carrying four terrorists who hijacked the cruise ship "Achille Lauro" on 7 October 1985.


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