Serial 833

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 833 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.

[Both the State Department and RYMUR releases deleted the name of a Jonestown survivor from this cable.]

UNCLASSIFIED FBB 098

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 041920Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC FLASH 8329
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4096

E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: CASC, GY (PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJ: REPATRIATION OF PT MEMBERS

Dept please pass to USSS, WashDC; FBI will IWashDC; INS, Miami; USCustoms Miami, HEW WashDC

1. We have confirmed reservations on Surinam Airlines flight PY 942/LM971, departing Georgetown at 0915 and arriving Miami at 1330 (all times local) on Tuesday, December 5, 1978 for the following: Richard Clarke [Clark], [name withheld], Robert Paul.

2. The three also have reservations aboard EA [Eastern Airlines] 22 leaving Miami at 1502 New York the same day.

3. Please arrange to meet and assist with transfer from LM-971 at 1330 to EA 22 at 1500.

Burke [John Burke, American ambassador to Guyana]

Note by OC/T: Passed to INS Miami & USCustoms Miami.

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on May 3rd, 2019.

Last modified on July 2nd, 2022.
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