William J. Smith makes for a compelling D.B. Cooper suspect.
Had experience gained as a combat air crewman and reconnaissance photographer in the Navy during and after World War II. He was rated as an Aerial Gunner and Aerial Photographer.
Fits the description of the hijacker. He was 43 in … Continue reading →
Tina Mucklow: (flight attendant): “Do you have a grudge against Northwest?”
D.B. Cooper: “I don’t have a grudge against your airlines, Miss. I just have a grudge.”
The public has been led to believe that D.B. Cooper had a grudge against the government over the Vietnam War, or … Continue reading →
If you’ve come this far and are reading this post, then you possibly believe that William J. Smith could be D.B. Cooper. Furthermore, you might believe, like I do, that he could have been the man who called Max Gunther in 1972. If this is the case, then the following blog … Continue reading →
In February 1972, just four months after the hijacking of Flight 305, a man claiming to be D.B. Cooper contacted author Max Gunther. Research suggests that it was William J. Smith who contacted Max in 1972. See the letter Max received here.
Max Gunther was a very successful … Continue reading →