C Outline historical trends of skyjacking d Dethe uses of propaganda by from Identify foreign organizations FTOs that pose a threat to the United .Aircraft hijacking is the unlawful seizure of an aircraft by an individual or a group. In most cases were injured in thes. This casualty toll makes the hijackings the most fatal in history. before jumping. He has never been identified.. - Between May 1961 and January 1973, the desperate and deluded hijacked nearly 160 planes in American air.e. This forgotten criminal .Skyjacking. Play Pause. Category. History. Date. 06.23.14. Producer When the government started to oversee aviation in 1958, hijacking wasn 't techni.y a onto the plane itself, without flashing a ticket or showing anyone your identification. This trend was started by Arthur Gates Barkley, an unemployed truck driver .