[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1476 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.
[The State Department release deleted the name of a Temple survivor in this cable.]
0 291245Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC NIACT IMMEDIATE 8597
AMEMBASSY CURACAO NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY KINGSTON NIACT IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN NIACT IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4496
DEPT PASS: FBI
US SECRET SERVICE
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASA, GY [NAME DELETED] (PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJ: TRAVEL OF PEOPLES TEMPLE SURVIVOR
1. EMBASSY HAS JUST BEEN INFORMED THAT [NAME DELETED] DEPARTED GEORGETOWN THIS MORNING ON ALM FLIGHT PY942.
2. THIS FLIGHT NORMALLY DEPARTS GEORGETOWN 0915 AND ARRIVES MIAMI AT 1330. THERE ARE STOPS AT PORT OF SPAIN, CURAÇAO AND KINGSTON.
3. EMBASSY DOES NOT KNOW [NAME DELETED] INTENDED DESTINATION BUT APPROPRIATE FEDERAL AGENCIES SHOULD BE NOTIFIED.
DWYER [RICHARD DWYER, DEPUTY CHIEF OF MISSION, AMERICAN EMBASSY, GEORGETOWN]