'A Great Hero': Pilot of Air France Flight Hijacked to Entebbe, Michel Bacos, Dead at 95

When PFLP hijackers allowed Bacos to leave while Israeli and Jewish passengers were forced to stay behind, he refused to abandon them

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Michel Bacos, the captain of the Air France flight that was hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and diverted to Entebbe airport in Uganda in 1976, died on Tuesday at the age of 95.