Train hijacking at De Punt in 1977

The 1977 train hijacking at De Punt, Drenthe, and how it was ended on Saturday 11 June has been the subject of a recent investigation using information from government archives.

Today, it was announced that this investigation has not uncovered any facts or circumstances indicating that the decision to intervene was made in a careless, incomplete or incorrect manner. There was sufficient legal basis to carry out the operation to end the hijacking.