By Julienne Eden Busic
Less than 20 years after the Busics’ determined act, Yugoslavia broke aside in a spasm of battle, and Croatia is now an autonomous country. The message inside the leaflets thrown through the hijacking served as a prophecy of this disintegration and the vicious Serbian aggression, first in Croatia and Bosnia, and such a lot lately in Albanian-populated Kosovo.
Zvonko and Julienne Busic acquired vital existence sentences (with parole eligibility advised by way of the pass judgement on after ten years for Zvonko, and 8 years for Julienne). Julienne served 13 years in legal and was once published on parole in 1989. Zvonko remained in felony till he was once published in June 2009, nearly thirty-two years later, from a excessive safety unit in Terre Haute, Indiana.
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LOVERS AND MADMEN: A TRUE STORY OF PASSION, POLITICS, AND AIR PIRACY (HEALTHY EYE Book 1) by Julienne Eden Busic