WHAT IF EVERYTHING YOU KNEW ABOUT D.B. COOPER WAS WRONG?

D.B. Cooper is the infamous skyjacker who boarded a Boeing 727 in Portland, Oregon on Thanksgiving Eve, 1971, and escaped with a $200,000 ransom after jumping from 10,000 feet. D.B. Cooper's identity was never discovered, and his fate has remained a mystery for 46 years.

Until now.

Walter Reca is D.B. Cooper. This is his story.

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Walter Reca: Generous Thief

Walter Reca: Generous Thief

Carl always recognized the Big Boy robbery as something of a turning point in Walt’s life. It was the point at which Carl’s friend transformed from rowdy troublemaker to serious felon. But perhaps even more notable than his crime was Walter’s unusual generosity during the heist.
Walter Reca: Covert Operative

Walter Reca: Covert Operative

After the D.B. Cooper skyjacking, Walter Reca's life took a turn he had never expected.
Walter Reca: Delinquent

Walter Reca: Delinquent

As an infamous hijacker, Walt was clearly not afraid to be on the wrong side of the law. What is less known, however, is that his misdeeds began all the way back in the 1940s.
Skyjacking: The Landing

Skyjacking: The Landing

Part 3 of Walter Reca's recollection of the D.B. Cooper skyjacking.

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