Bibliography sheet for tape #531 February 7, 1982 Side 2
AIR FLORIDA, WESTERN AIRLINES, NEIL BERGT, ALASKA INTL.
"ARMS SALE EXPOSURES, S.F.C. 1/28/82 How Col. Qaddafi got military hardware in spite of U.S. ban. Pierre Salinger. 20/20 TV, ABC.
"LIBYA GETS GIANT PLANES," San Jose News, 1,29/81
Ali Hijazi, Geneva, int. businessman, Libyan Intelligence.
Alaska International Airways, Miami, Sarkis Soghanalian, to Libya.
Soghanalian said, "Alaska Intl. Airlines wanted to see me."
He was approached, and planes went to Qaddafi.
20/20, ABC, 1/28/82 Ali Hijazi name on 1st deal, when Alaska Airline sold Hercules.
"HIS BRASH NEW STYLE MAY SAVE WESTERN" San Jose Mercury, L.A. Times, 1/31/82
Neil G. Bergt approached Western Airlines, L.A. based, Oct. 1981.
Dec. 1981, Bergt became Chairman, Chief Exec. of Western.
"BERGT'S BIG PLANS FOR WESTERN FOILED BY POSSIBLE TAKEOVER BY AIR FLORIDA" SJM, 1/31/82
June, 1982, Air Florida started to buy Western.
Neil Bergt rushes in to control Western.
Turned Interior Airways to Alaska International Air.
Flew planes, cargo, to Bankgladesh, Pakistan, Botswana, and other remote areas.
Procured his money from London broker. Secured Lockheed "HERCULES". Actions caused "rumors" he was CIA.
Created "holding company", ALASKA INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES.
1979, Hercules sold, via Miami, to Libya. U.S. ban on sale.
Edwin Wilson, Frank Terpil, using CIA, Special fores, to fly these planes for Qaddafi.
Air Florida, Edwin Wilson, CIA headquarters, Fla.
Took "one year leave" April, 1980. On Yacht, S. Africa, back with $50,000,000 to buy WIEN AIR, ALASKA.
London money for 1st air fleet. NUGAN HAND ????
WEIN AIR TO BE DEPOSIT FOR WESTERN.
Where did the cash come from?
Edwin Wilson, Terpil, Vesco, Qaddafi, Nugan Hand.
Meets with Newly Created Corp. EAGLE INTERNATIONAL, that provided the $50,000,000 for Wien, that is to buy Western. Meeting to arrange this took "four hours" with HOUSEHOLD INTERNATIONAL.
"WESTERN AIRLINES, NEW CHAIRMAN CHARGES AFTER PROFITABILITY, BUT HAS SOME SETBACKS", Wall St. Journal, 1/25/82
"Didn't disclose to Western about his inter-locking relationships"
Western losing last few years, but a choice route.