Marc gonsalves, keith stansell and tom howes on out of captivity. Marc gonsalves, tom howes, keith stansell gegijzeld. Keith stansell, center, tom howes, left, and marc gonsalves at columbia university to introduce their new book, out of captivity, about their. Former hostage calls ingrid betancourt disgusting abc news.
Thomas howes, marc gonsalves, and keith stansell were on a drug surveillance mission in colombias cocaineproducing southern jungle when their single engine cessna plane crashed on february, 2003 on the territory controlled by farc. On february, 2003, a plane carrying three american civilian contractorsmarc gonsalves, keith stansell, and tom howescrashlanded in the mountainous jungle of colombia. See also edit list of political hostages held by farc references edit. But in the book and in telephone interviews with the authors, one of. On march 12, 2009, howes, keith stansell and marc gonsalves. Marc gonsalves, keith stansell, and tom howes were on a routine surveillance mission to locate drug crops for a civilian contractor when their singleengine plane lost power over the mountains of colombia in south america.
Stansell and his coauthors, thomas howes and marc gonsalves, offer a far different portrait of ms. Marc gonsalves, keith stansell and tom howes three americans held in captivity in the jungle of columbia by farc rebels describe harsh treatment, daring rescue, and renewed hope in an. Out of captivity is a book authored by marc gonsalves, keith stansell, and thomas howes with the assistance of author gary brozek about their time spent as. Marc gonsalves, thomas howes, and keith stansell were on a drug surveillance mission in colombias cocaineproducing southern jungle when their single engine cessna plane crashed on february, 2003 in territory controlled by farc. Then, embracing his now liberated american colleagues, marc gonsalves and tom howes, stansell said. The planning for the rescue began after the three americans mark gonsalves, thomas howes and keith stansell were. New book by two us military contractors describes former farc captive as. By marc gonsalves, tom howes, keith stansell, gary brozek. Gary brozek is a freelance writer and the author of more than 20 books, including 6 new. Book casts harsh light on exhostage in colombia the new. Keith donald stansell is an american northrop grumman employee who was captured by the. Dazed and shaken, they emerged from the plane bloodied and injured as gunfire rained down around them.
One of the hostages on board, keith stansell, joined in on the action. Out of captivity, subtitled surviving 1967 days in the colombian jungle, is a book written by marc gonsalves, keith stansell, and thomas howes with the. A few seconds later, they crash landed in the worst possible place. Marine and selfdescribed southern redneck reared back and socked his longtime nemesis in the eye. Out of captivity is a book authored by marc gonsalves, keith stansell, and thomas howes with the assistance of author. Former farc captive ingrid betancourt vilified by fellow hostages in. We cant say for sure, says thomas howes, 50, a professional pilot. On february, 2003, a plane carrying three american military contractorsmarc gonsalves, tom howes, and keith stansellcrashed in the. Thomas randolph howes is an american northrop grumman employee who was captured by the revolutionary armed forces of colombia farc and was held hostage from february, 2003 to july 2, 2008. Betancourt no hero, say fellow former hostages time. In a new book on their ordeal as columbian farc hostages, three. Book casts harsh light on exhostage in colombia the new york.193 418 606 775 884 402 1121 1359 1383 404 1599 1531 691 1179 1048 1245 887 1498 1109 1002 1270 1225 752 1558 492 999 1558 677 377 1158 345 285 1308 1187 864 1097 1252 855 1454 1169 560 508