Damaging an Aircraft; Unlawful Placing of a Destructive Device on an Aircraft; Performing an Act of Violence Against an Individual on an Aircraft; Hostage Taking; Murder of United States Nationals Outside of the United States; Attempted Murder of United States Nationals Outside of the United States; Causing Serious Bodily Injury to United States Nationals Outside the United States; Assault on a Passenger; Malicious Damage to an Aircraft; Use of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence; Aircraft Piracy; Aiding and Abetting; Conspiracy to Commit Offenses Outside the United States

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Sliman Ali Ahmad El Turki, Salman Ali El Turki, Bou Baker Muhammad, Sulaiman Alturki, Sulaiman Turki


Date(s) of Birth Used June 21, 1955
Place of Birth Baghdad, Iraq
Hair Black
Eyes Dark
Height 5'10" (180 centimeters)
Weight 143 pounds (65 kilograms)
Build Medium
Complexion Olive
Sex Male
Citizenship Palestinian and possibly Iraqi
Languages Arabic, English
Scars and Marks None known


The Rewards For Justice Program, United States Department of State, is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading directly to the apprehension or conviction, in any country, of Wadoud Muhammad Hafiz Al-Turki.


Al-Turki is a heavy smoker. He has worked as a civil engineer and is most likely residing in a Middle Eastern country. Al-Turki is believed to be a member of the Abu Nidal Organization.


Wadoud Muhammad Hafiz Al-Turki was indicted in the District of Columbia for his alleged role in the September 5, 1986, hijacking of Pan American World Airways Flight 73 during a stop in Karachi, Pakistan. The attack resulted in the murder of 20 passengers and crew, including two American citizens, and the attempted murder of 379 passengers and crew, including 89 American citizens.


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