Convicted terrorist set to be released from prison in 1982 airline attack that killed teen

  • Article by: ERIC TUCKER and RANDY HERSCHAFT , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 16, 2013 - 1:54 PM

WASHINGTON - Mohammed Rashed slipped a bomb beneath the jetliner seat cushion, set the timer and disembarked with his wife and child when the plane landed in Tokyo. The device exploded as Pan Am Flight 830 continued on to Honolulu, killing a Japanese teenager in a 1982 attack that investigators linked to a terrorist organization known for making sophisticated bombs.

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