Serial 1460

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1460 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE325965_d.html.

[At the request of the State Department, the RYMUR release withheld the names of the air marshals from this cable. They are denoted below in red type.]

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STATE 325965
ORIGIN SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-11 ISO-00 FAA-00 DOTE-00 FBIE-00
USSS-00 CA-01 SY-05 SYE-00 /024 R
DRAFTED BY CA/SCS:RAMC KENZIE:BB
APPROVED BY CA/SCS:SADOBRENCHUK
FAA/ACS: ACASUCCI (PHONE)
DESIRED DISTRIBUTION
FBIE, USSS, ARA
——————031694 281536Z /40

O 281507Z DEC 78 ZFF4
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN NIACT IMMEDIATE
INFO AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN IMMEDIATE
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E.O. 120655 N/A
TAGS: CASC, GY (PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: W/W TRAVEL OF SKY MARSHALS
REF: STATE 325396

1. Federal aviation now advises that Air Marshall Odell Shaw will also disembark with Joseph Jenkins at Port of Spain.

2. Remaining four named air marshals listed paragraph three reftel will continue on to Georgetown.

Vance [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]

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Originally posted on July 24th, 2020.

Last modified on July 6th, 2022.
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