Australian Crime Stories – 23 September 2020 – 23/9/2020 – Wednesday – Nine – 9

The Money or the Bomb

It’s one of the world’s most brazen aviation heists. In 1971 an extortionist calling himself “Mr Brown” claimed he’d placed a bomb on a Qantas flight from Sydney to Hong Kong. With passenger safety a priority, with no hesitation, Qantas handed over the $500,000 ransom. We follow the money trail and reveal the true identity of “Mr Brown” and his many aliases, that lead to his capture. And was Mr Brown also a murderer?

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