A new report claims that the FBI knew the true identity of notorious hijacker DB Cooper but says senior executives in James Comey’s administration were involved in a scheme to ‘conceal, suppress and fabricate’ evidence in the cold case. In November 1971, a ‘non-descript man’ identifying himself as Dan ‘DB’ Cooper bought a $20 ticket for a Northwest Orient flight from Portland to Seattle, later demanding $200,000 ransom and a parachute in what would become one of the most infamous cold cases of all time – and the only unsolved skyjacking in US history. Cooper would later vanish without a trace, skydiving from the rear of the plane with the cash in hand and prompting decades of debate and conspiracy over the brazen thief’s true identity. An unexpected breakthrough came last year when cold case expert and author Thomas J Colbert identified Robert Rackstraw, a military vet with a murky past who died in July aged 75, as the man responsible. FBI documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act following Rackstraw’s death show that he was a prime suspect for the Bureau. Robert Rackstraw (left), a military vet with a murky past riddled by fraud and con-artistry, died last… Read full this story
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New files 'prove' that the FBI covered up the identity of DB Cooper: Documents from James Comey's administration show Army pilot Robert Rackstraw was the prime suspect in the hijacking and told agents he could pull it off and had the skill to have 345 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at September 17, 2019. This is cached page on Europe Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.