1NEWS, The missing persons incident has made headlines recently. For example, the case of celebrity celebrity Gabby Petito who disappeared while on a vanlife trip across the US with her fiancé, Brian Christopher Laundrie.
There is also the case of a 14-year-old teenager from Indonesia, Muhammad Gibran, who was missing for five days on Mount Guntur. Both were later found, although in Petito’s case, he came home dead.
Stories of missing persons such as those of Gibran and Petito do occur frequently, with several cases having shocked the public. Whether it’s because of the story or the mystery that surrounds it. Some of them also continue to be discussed, especially because until now their whereabouts are still a mystery.
1NEWS collected 5 cases of missing persons that caused an uproar in the world, and until now the mystery has not been solved.
1. Case Dan Cooper or DB Cooper
DB Cooper went missing 50 years ago, but his case remains one of the FBI’s greatest mysteries. DB Cooper is a media nickname to refer to an unidentified passenger who hijacked a Boeing 727-100 with registration number FAA N467US.
The story of DB Cooper begins on November 24, 1971, when the Boeing 727 made its flight from Portland to Seattle. Just then, a man in a business suit orders a one-way ticket under the identity of Dan Cooper.
At first, this man did the usual activities like a passenger, such as ordering bourbon and soda and paying the bill. However, shortly after takeoff, the man told flight attendant Florence Schaffner that he was carrying a bomb, and showed what appeared to be a bomb in his briefcase.
The mysterious hijacker then asked Schaffner to deliver a message to the pilot demanding that four parachutes (main and spare), aircraft fuel, up to a ransom of USD 200 thousand (Rp 2.8 billion) in USD 20 bills. cabin, the man was already wearing glasses.
The man then ordered the pilot of the plane to land at Seattle-Tacoma Airport, where he was given money and a parachute on request by order of the president of the Northwest Orient airline. After all the passengers were released, he ordered the pilot to take off again and fly to Mexico with the remaining four crew members.