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Ship search

HONOLULU (AP) - An air and sea search was unable to locate 10 crew members of a hijacked ship who were reportedly to be set adrift in life jackets 1,400 miles south-west of Hawaii. The merchant vessel Eastwood was reportedly carrying some 450 Chinese illegal aliens to Honolulu.