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Daily News - Miner "America's Farthest North Daily Newspaper". . . Member of The Associated Press Vol. LXIX 15c Per Copy FAIRBANKS, ALASKA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBERS 1971 JO Pages NO. i-. 107 aboard Alaska jet feared crashed in S.E. WHY IS THE CAR HERE?-Fairbanks City Police yesterday afternoon roped off this Toyota near Fairview Manor as it had been the object of a search since Aug. 14. It is the vehicle that Lawrence Zimmerman, 44, and Paul Hair, 11, departed Anchorage in on that date. The bodies Zimmerman's Toyota found of the two have since been found with skull fractures. A resident of Fairview Manor phoned police yesterday and reported the vehicle there. It apparently had been abandoned at that location about a week ago. (Staff photo) Suspect sought in deaths By CHUCK HOYT . Staff Writer A good description of the man has been obtained as he had been Zimmerman's body was found later, in the day about 50-100 investigation as they were unable to locate the vehicle until Boeing 727 hours overdue between Juneau, Yakutat By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JUNEAU-Authorities say that an Alaska Airlines jetliner carrying 100 p«ssengers and a crew of seven is missing and presumed down on a flight from Yakutat to Juneau. In Juneau, a spokesman for the USAF Rescue Coordination Center says.. .in his words. ."It is missing and presumed down because of the lack of communication from the aircraft and the certainty of fuel exhaustion." Yakutat is 240 miles northwest of Juneau, and the missing jet should have covered the distance in about 40 minutes. An Alaska Airlines spokesman has identified the seven crew members. Robert Giersdorf, Alaska Airlines vice president for traffic and sales, has identified them as flight captain Richard Adams, first officer Lloyd Beach, flight engineer James Carson and stewardesses Patty Kcssner, Debbie Berg, Patricia Hilla and Cathy Beach. Giersdorf said Mrs. Beach Is the wife of the first officer. All crew members are believed based in Seattle area. In Juneau, a Coast Guard spokesman said the plane had been cleared for a landing at the Juneau Municipal Airport before it disappeared. about two to three hours after the plane was due to land in Juneau. Ky threatens Viet coup Thieu election nears SUSPECT--This is a composite of a person last seen driving the 1970 Toyota owned by Lawrence Zimmerman of Anchorage. Hie man is said to be: Male, white, between 20-25 years old, 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weight 185 pounds, with sandy-brown hair and clear complexion. When last seen he was wearing levi jeans, a field jacket and Mack G.I. boots. If any one has any information about such a person they are asked to call state troopers, 452-2114. coastal Panhandle. The Alaska Airlines 727 jetliner was to have landed in Juneau at 10:20 a.m. Fairbanks time. In Seattle, a spokesman for Alaska Airlines said the flight originated in Anchorage and stopped at Cordova and Yakutat. It was to have stopped in Juneau before continuing to Seattle. Officials say a boat 19 miles west of Juneau reported by radio late this morning that it spotted a 727 flying about 500 feet above the Barlow Cove. The cove is 19 miles northwest of Juneau. SAIGON (AP)-President Nguyen Van Thieu withheld comment today on threats by Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky to bring down the government unless Thieu calls off his one-man presidential election Oct. 3. "I am waiting for more clear clarification'on that," Thieu said of Ky's remarks. "I just hear it from the press. I have no authentic word from him. 1 will meetyou next week." The thrust of Ky's remarks, made to a small gathering of Western newsmen Friday, was that he would stage * coup if felt he could successfully carry it out. There was no misunderstanding of what Ky said, and despite confirmation by all 10 newsmen who attended the gathering, his press secretary, Lt. Col. Vu Due Vinh, issued an official denial. At the meeting Friday, Ky asked If his remarks wouldn't Thieu cause to have him arrested. Ky said this was a possibility that he wouldn't stand still waiting for Thieu to put hint jail.

Clipped from Fairbanks Daily News-Miner04 Sep 1971, SatPage 1

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Fairbanks, Alaska)04 Sep 1971, SatPage 1
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