The letters of jonathan netanyahu by ma. And the hostage crisis and spectacular rescue operation that followed made global headlines in the summer of. The hijacking of air france flight. I was 12 or 13 years old, watching. As the plane landed on the tarmac, the ugandans in the main control tower probably did not understand what was going on. Passengers had been hijacked by two members of the popular front for the liberation of palestine. And within months had spawned two. 7 days in entebbe has a worthy story to tell, but loses sight of its most compelling elements in a dull dramatization of riveting real. At my jewish summer camp.