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Flight Attendant Honored for Conduct in 1985 Hijacking Dies

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Flight Attendant Honored for Conduct in 1985 Hijacking Dies

Flight Attendant Honored for Conduct in 1985 Hijacking Dies

Flight Attendant Honored for Conduct in 1985 Hijacking Dies

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Uli Derickson, a flight attendant on the hijacked TWA Flight 847 in 1985, died last week at age 60. Melissa Block talks with Arthur Toga, who was a passenger on the flight and recalls that one of the hijackers had proposed marriage to Derickson.