9 Most incredible jailbreaks in the world
9 Most incredible jailbreaks in the world
1. PASCAL Payet escaped from prison three times by helicopter
PASCAL Payet, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder during a robbery in 2001, has escaped from prison three times by helicopter. On the last occasion, in 2007, the pilot landed on the roof of the prison half early after flying in from the glamorous resort of Cannes. Three heavily armed accomplices descended from the plane and infiltrated the prison to free Payet before transporting him from the roof. The plane landed near the Mediterranean Sea, the pilot was let go by the robbers, and Payet and his accomplices disappeared.
2. John Dillinger escaped from prison with a fake gun made of wood and shoe polish
In the 1930s, American bank robber John Dillinger robbed at least 20 banks, attacked four police stations and escaped from prison twice. He served time in an Indiana prison and was paroled in 1933. Four months later, he was sent back to an Ohio State prison. There, he and other inmates shot and killed guards, and by the end of the year, most of the gang members had been apprehended. Dillinger was sent to the Indiana State Penitentiary, where he repeatedly assaulted police officers and robbed banks while on the run. In March 1934, he escaped again from a maximum-security prison. Local newspapers said he used a fake gun made of wood and shoe polish to threaten guards to open the door, then took two hostages and left the prison.
3. Alfie Hinds escaped from prison three times, including once locking a prison guard in the bathroom
The British prisoner played hide-and-seek with the police time after time and escaped from prison three times. In 1953, he was sentenced to 12 years in prison for robbing jewelry, but managed to escape through a sturdy gate and a 20-foot wall. After escaping, he worked as a construction worker in various European countries until he was arrested again in 1956. After his arrest, he complained that the police had arrested him illegally, but that he was planning a second escape. One day, when two guards escorted him to the bathroom to take a shower, they uncuffed him so that he could move easily in the shower. But Hinds suddenly pushed the guards over, locked them in the bathroom and escaped. Of course, a few hours later, he was arrested at the airport again. His third escape was from Chelmsford Prison, after which he returned to Ireland, where he lived for two years trading used cars. Then he blew his cover for speeding. But cleverly he managed to find a loophole in the law and get a lighter sentence. After serving his sentence, he successfully sued the arresting police for defamation. He then sold his legend to a local newspaper for more than four dollars. To live the rest of my life in the glow of celebrity.
4. Julian Shotal escaped by hiding under a police car
French-born Julien Schotard began his "escape plan" within minutes of being hauled into the courthouse. He hid under the police car that had taken him, clinging to the undercarriage, and so it went, and so it went. But later, he turned himself in to the police.
5. Frank Morris Seedorf John Ungrain: Only they can escape from Alcatraz
In the 29 years that Alcatraz has been in operation, no one has ever managed to escape from it. Although 36 prisoners made 14 attempts, and two more made two, 23 were recaptured, six were shot dead, and three disappeared at sea, their lives unknown. But in 1962, Frank Morris, Seedorf and John Ungrain accomplished the impossible. They used soap, toilet paper and other dummies to hide under the covers and deceive prison guards, then climbed down the chimney to the roof and escaped in kayaks. Police tried the next morning, but found nothing.
6. Billy Hayes became a writer after he escaped from a Turkish prison
1970. Billy Hayes is sentenced to 30 years in a Turkish prison for drug offenses. But after only four years and two months, the 22-year-old American learned that authorities were going to send him to prison for life, and he was determined to leave. After six months of careful preparation, he stunned the guard, stole his uniform and more than 2,000 yuan, hired a rowboat, and sailed across the river.
His goal was Greece, for which he dyed his blond hair black and began the long escape. Short of food and clothing, tired and without a passport, he finds his freedom meaningless when he finally meets the police on patrol, and the Greek soldiers find him. Eventually, Billy Hayes was sent back to the United States, where he later wrote an autobiography, Midnight Express, about his escape and experiences.
7. Rat Hell's Jailbreak: The Civil War's most famous escape Plan
The Libby Escape was one of the most famous (and successful) prison breaks during the American Civil War. Between February 9 and 10, 1864, more than 100 Union soldiers escaped overnight from their prisoner of war facility at Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia. Of the 109 absconders, 59 made it to Union lines, 48 were recaptured, and two drowned in the nearby James River. Libby Prison in Richmond encircled an entire city. To the north is Carey Street, which connects the prison to the rest of the city. To the south flows the James River. The prison itself consists of three floors above ground and a basement exposed to the river. Their living conditions are extremely poor; The food was terrible, sometimes completely absent, and the sanitation was almost nonexistent. Thousands of people died there. The inmates broke into the known "rat hell" and dug a tunnel through the basement, which was out of use because of a rat infestation. After 17 days of digging, they managed to break through to a 50-foot field east of the prison and emerge from under a tobacco shed in an adjacent Cole warehouse. When Colrose finally made it out of the tunnel, he told his friends, "The subway to the Kingdom of God is open!" The officers among the prisoners escaped by twos and threes on the night of February 9, 1864. Once inside the tobacco shack, the prisoners gathered on the walled warehouse grounds and strode straight out the front door. The tunnel provides enough distance for absconders to slip through the security lines from the prison and out into the dark streets without risk.
8. Alfred Witzler and Rudolf Vrba managed to escape Auschwitz and subsequently produced reports on the rescue of Nazi concentration camps
Alfred Witzler was a Slovak Jew and one of the very few Jews known to have escaped the Auschwitz death camp during the Holocaust. A report that wei, and fled with his Rudolf, and jointly collected about auschwitz internal structure of all kinds of information, including the plan of the concentration camp, gas Chambers and crematoria architectural details, and information about the credibility of the most compelling evidence of a from the poison gas on the label. Witzler is famous for this.
9. Dieter Dengler the only soldier to escape from prison during the Vietnam War
In the 1960s, before the Vietnam War was in full swing, the United States Air Force had a legendary hero, Captain Dieter Dengler. He was shot down on his first target bombing mission in Vietnam, captured by the Vietcong and held in a small village in Laos. There, Dieter managed to lead his fellow inmates to a successful escape into the jungle. Dieter was miraculously rescued after a long ordeal. Dengler remained a successful test pilot in his later years, and he was the only American soldier to escape from a Vietnamese prison during the war.