Nov 19, 78 • 1759 • State-Georgetown • 293763

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 14 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.]

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0 191759Z NOV 78 ZFF4
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN NIACT IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 293763
E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: AFSP, GY
SUBJ: SPECIAL MILITARY AIRCRAFT

1. SPECIAL MILITARY AIRCRAFT WILL DEPART PANAMA 1330 HOURS WASHINGTON TIME TODAY EN ROUTE TO GEORGETOWN WITH EMERGENCY SUPPORT TEAM.

2. ON BOARD WILL BE DCM [DEPUTY CHIEF OF MISSION]/PANAMA VICTOR DIKEOS, CONSULAR OFFICER CHARLES ENGLISH, ADMINISTRATIVE/SY OFFICER RICHARD MAY, AND COMMUNICATOR ANTHONY MONTANA.

3. AIRCRAFT WILL STOP AT CARACAS IN MID-AFTERNOON AND PICK UP CONSULAR OFFICER RICHARD MARTIN, ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER DOUGLAS DAVIDSON AND COMMUNICATOR ROBERT HALL.

4. WE HOPE [TO] HAVE ON BOARD AS WELL A FOUR-MAN MILITARY

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COMMUNICATIONS TEAM WHICH WILL HAVE ITS OWN INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS GEAR AND CAPABILITY.

5. AIRCRAFT ETA GEORGETOWN APPROXIMATELY 2000 HOURS WASHINGTON TIME THIS EVENING.

6. CONSULAR OFFICER JOHN ADAMS FROM PORT-OF-SPAIN WILL ALSO JOIN YOU SHORTLY AND IS MAKING HIS ARRANGEMENTS TO ARRIVE BY COMMERCIAL MEANS.

VANCE [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]

Originally posted on March 1st, 2020.

Last modified on June 23rd, 2022.
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