Serial 825
Dec 02, 78 • 1612 • State-Georgetown • 305324

[Editor’s note: This is a State Department cable that was included in the FBI’s 2009 RYMUR release of documents under the Freedom of Information Act. It was not included in the State Department’s own release, but we have included identifying information for it using the agency’s designations.

[This document includes numerous deletions]

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[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 021612Z DEC 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN NIACT IMMEDIATE
INFO USSS WASHDC
UNCLAS STATE 305324
E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: CASC
SUBJECT: CONFIRMATION OF SURVIVORS
REFERENCE: GEORGETOWN 3821; 3853; 3898

Post requested confirm status of following survivors:

A. Arrested by GOG [Government of Guyana]

1. Charles Beikman, DOB 8/13/35, NOK [next of kin]: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

2. Larry Layton.

B. Hospitalized:

3. Monica Bagby, DPOB 5/2/60, CA, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

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4. Tom Bogue, 17 years old, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

C. Detained:

5. Paula Adams, DPOB 1/3/49, Oregon, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

6. [Name and information withheld]

7. [Name and information withheld]

8. [Name and information withheld]

9. [Name and information withheld]

10. [Name and information withheld]

11. Stephan Jones, DOB 6/1/59.

12. [Name and information withheld]

13. Joan Pursley, DPOB 8/18/57, CA, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

14. Aurora Rodriguez, DPOB 9/13/25, TX, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

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15. Mike Touchette.

D. Possibly eligible for repatriation:

16. Thomas Beikman (aka Kutulas), DPOB 4/27/57, Indiana, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel (415) [withheld]

17. [Name and information withheld]

18. [Name and information withheld]

19. [Name and information withheld]

20. Richard Clark, DPOB, 10/16/36, Mississippi, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

21. [Name and information withheld]

22. [Name and information withheld]

23. [Name and information withheld]

24. [Name and information withheld]

25. Ruby Johnson, DPOB 4/23/22, Tennessee, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

26. Laura Johnston, DPOB 10/11/47, Wash DC, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

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27. James W. Jones, Jr.

28. [Name and information withheld]

29. [Name and information withheld]

30. Chuck Kirkendall, DOB 10/16/48, NOK: [name and address deleted]

31. [Name and information withheld]

32. Dawn Gardfrey, aka Dawn Mitchell, DOB 5/22/63, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

33. [Name and information withheld]

34. [Name and information withheld]

35. Paul Michael McCann, DPOB 9/26/51, CA, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

36. [Name and information withheld]

37. [Name and information withheld]

38. Bea Orsot (aka Bea Grubbs, Bea Harvey or Bea Morton), DPOB 9/3/26, Georgia, NOK: [name and address deleted]

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39. [Name and information withheld]

40. [Name and information withheld]

41. [Name and information withheld]

42. Robert B. Paul, 33 years old, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

43. [Name and information withheld]

44.Michael Prokes, DPOB 5/31/47, Ohio, NOK: Mary Ann Prokes (mother), tel (209) 423-0666.

45. [Name and information withheld]

46. [Name and information withheld]

47. Eugene Smith, DPOB 11/6/59, Michigan, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

48. Bobby Stroud, NOK: [name and address deleted]

49. [Name and information withheld]

50. [Name and information withheld]

51. [Name and information withheld]

52. [Name and information withheld]

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53. [Name and information withheld]

54. [Name and information withheld]

55. Leslie Wilson, DPOB 1/21/57, CA, NOK: [name and address deleted], tel [withheld]

56. [Name and information withheld]

57. Nedra Yates (aka Johnnie Mae), DPOB 9/28/23, Texas, NOK: [withheld]

Please inform Dept if the above survivor list is correct. If not, advise what names should be deleted or added.

E. Dept needs the names of the 36 survivors who may be released for Sunday’s Pan Am flight. The Dept and HEW need time to process their SCS/Havens, if necessary, and their reception in New York.

Please send the list of 36 and corrections of the survivor list by separate NIACT immediate cables.

Vance [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]

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Originally posted on May 3rd, 2019.

Last modified on July 2nd, 2022.
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