The Washington State History Museum and The Museum of Flight present...
COOPER: History After Hours
Join us May 13 at 7:00 PM to explore this history mystery!
Alive or deceased? Disgruntled or ingenious? Folk hero or terrorist? This ages 21+ program explores myth and mystery surrounding the 1971 hijacking of Northwest Orient Flight 305 and the enigmatic figure at that story's center, D.B. Cooper. The Washington State History Museum and The Museum of Flight are proud to bring you this lively and fascinating virtual program - it will be full of surprises!
Thursday evening, May 13, 7:00-9:30 PM
Held virtually via Zoom
Tickets here: Washington State Historical Society (blackbaudhosting.com)https://49882.blackbaudhosting.com/49882/Virtual-History-After-Hours-COOPER
Just $10 for Washington State Historical Society or Museum of Flight members, and $15 for not-yet-members.
See material released by the FBI and hear harrowing first-hand accounts of crisis decision making from that Thanksgiving eve flight.
Learn how to make Cooper's favorite mixed drink with cocktail historian Renee Cebula.
Take a look at flight attendant fashions from the time period as shown and described by a Museum of Flight curator.
Hear an exclusive conversation with a Museum of Flight volunteer who worked with Northwest Orient airlines at the time of the hijacking.
Take a 3-D tour of a 727 and examine aspects of this aircraft related to the skyjacking, so you can decide for yourself if you think a human could survive a mid-flight jettison from this craft's aft staircase!
Get your tickets today for this exciting evening event! Plan ahead - We'll send you a downloadable event kit with the cocktail recipe so you can prep the ingredients, and gather other items to be ready for History After Hours activities!
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