15 people who escaped prison. In this article, you are going to know prisoners who escaped Alcatraz, a man escaping with help of a helicopter, inmates that escaped by dressing as women, and so much more. Starting off with Pascal Palette with his helicopter copter escape and working our way up to some of the craziest prison escapes ever. Let’s get started with number 15 helicopter escape. This Frenchman excels at Hollywood style getaways.
He escaped from a French jail by helicopters in 2001. In 2003, he utilized a helicopter to assist three others in escaping the same prison. Payet fled again after being apprehended in an even more spectacular jailbreak. A helicopter was hijacked in Cons and flown to cross a state jail, where it landed on the jail’s roof. Three guys jumped out armed with handguns and sawed off shotguns, broke their way into the house and returned with Payet.
This sparked a large main Hunt for the guys, and Payet was captured three months later in Spain. Moving on to number 14. Dressing as a Woman Silva, 39, reportedly shaved his arms and legs, dolled up his face and put on a wig before slipping out of Panado jail unseen by security. When his wife arrived for her weekly visit, she changed into a spare dress she carried in her bag and delivered the outfit she was wearing to her husband. However, disguised as a woman is tough.
Silva couldn’t walk in high heels. Silva was arrested on the spot after a Constable observed him wandering suspiciously on the street less than an hour later. There is a disturbing before and after mug shot of Silva in a gorgeous blue dress, lipstick and a wig. Moving on to number 13 through the food slot A 50 year old and yoga practitioner, Joy Gabbach, was detained on suspicion of robbery on 12 September 2012 and held in a detention cell at the Duego police station on September 17. Early in the morning, when his prison guards were sleeping, Chui placed a special cream that he had requested on the top half of his body and slid out of the foodhole at the bottom of his cell.
Choi took advantage of his five four height and had to squeeze through a gap that was five seven inches tall and 17 six inches broad. It took just 34 seconds to flee. Choy was apprehended six days later and placed in a cell with a substantially smaller food slot. Moving on to number twelve. Hijacking a plane George Edward Wright initially fled from a New Jersey jail on August 22, 1970.
He was apprehended and sent to prison, only to escape again two years later. Then he devised a strategy to avoid imprisonment again. Wright and his associates hijacked a Delta airliner on July 31, 972, Wright and his team flew to the jet to Lgares. After collecting the ransom and freeing the passengers in 2011, the authorities arrested him in Portugal. Wright was freed and is still at large since Portugal has no extradition relationship with the United States.
Moving on to number Eleven through the shower vent Jokeen Guzmanlera, widely known as El Chapo, is a Mexican drug Lord. He has successfully escaped from prison twice. His first escape took place on January 2001. El Chapo paid guards in his prison to help him escape after being imprisoned on drug charges by Mexican authorities. He fled from the prison by getting into a laundry cart and evaded arrest for the following 13 years.
El Chapo was rearrested in 2014, and he escaped again 17 months later. In an escape that shows a highly flawed system. He slipped out of his jail cell through event in the shower that led to a mile long subterranean tunnel. But he wasn’t alone in his efforts. El Chapo might have received assistance from a variety of sources both inside and outside the jail, according to Artery Fontes, a retired FBI agent who spent over a decade monitoring El Chapo.
Moving on to number Ten I’m the Prison Inspector Frank William Abignel Jr. Pretended to be a Czech forger, teacher, doctor, attorney, and fake pilot. He was apprehended in France in 1969 and sentenced to six months in a French jail, six months in Sweden, and then deported to the United States, where he also got an additional twelve years in jail. In 1971, Abigail attempted to flee the federal detention facility in Atlanta, Georgia, by convincing jail authorities that he was a prison Inspector. Despite the 1971 effort to escape, Abigail was released after five years in the condition that he assist federal police in locating check forgers.
Abigaily turned his unusual abilities into a profession as a security consultant, advising banks and corporations on how to avoid fraud. Moving on to number Nine The Great tractor Escape Curtis Ray Watson, a prisoner at West Tennessee State Penitentiary, was sighted on work detail outside the home of Deborah Johnson by a veteran prison officer on the morning of August 7, 2019. Johnson was discovered killed 3 hours later and Watson, 44, had fled. Watson, who was serving a 15 year term for aggravated abduction, escaped on a tractor from the prison grounds in Henning, Tennessee. A four day manhunt was launched in response to his escape following the publication of photographs of Watson’s tattoos in case he changed his look.
An observant neighbor noticed the escaped prisoner in his yard on the home security camera. Watson was found and apprehended by police within hours. Moving on to number 850. Thousand dollar Bribe Taville, aged 40, is the leader of a Persian criminal organization operating in Canada. Tavilli, also known as Nino, got out of a high security jail in British Columbia in November 2007 after bribing a guard with $50,000 to look the other way to villi never paid the guard and was punished.
And still Tavile remains an international fugitive. He had been detained since 2005 on an unrelated kidnapping and assault accusation. The US authorities are searching for him for allegedly running a bogus telemarketing firm that stole $3 million from elderly American victims. Tibeli is said to have global ties and is regarded as very dangerous by the FBI. He also may have contacted the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 2017 to negotiate his release in exchange for a promise not to send him to the United States, but investigators suspect the conversation was genuine.
Moving on to number seven. A crack in the roof Bundy was accused of the murder of a vacationing nursing student in 1976, and he found himself in Aspen, Colorado, in June 1977 for a pretrial hearing. Bundy, acting as his own lawyer, begged to use the court’s law library, was left alone there, leaped out a second floor window and ran up Aspen Mountain on New Year’s Eve. After losing weight, Bundy took advantage of another opportunity to escape and slid through a crack in the roof of his cell, exiting through the jailer’s office. While on the run, Bundy resumed his murder spree.
On the evening of January 14, 1978, he broke into a Florida State University sorority home and brutally murdered two coeds while injuring a third. On February 15, 1978, Buggy was captured by police in Pensacola. He got three death sentences in two different trials for the Florida killings and died in the electric chair on January 24, 1989. Moving on to number six. Simply walked away.
A criminal convicted of narcotics possession in Albany escaped from a state prison in Essex County more than 20 years ago and was never captured or even found. On February 6, 1997, Victor Fargiro was due to arrive in the mess hall at 10:00 A.m.. Instead, he just walked away from Mineville’s Moria Shock Incarceration facility. Authorities searched the entire region as soon as his absence was reported, but the trail fell cold. Fergora, according to authorities, died during the escape.
All that is certain is that Fergora was never seen or heard from again. Fergora’s corpse was never found, but his escape prompted the agency to examine its security measures ahead of its convicts. Court Proceedings Moving on to number five. The Alcatraz escape Alcatraz was the highest security federal prison on an island off San Francisco’s Coast. It was impossible to escape because it was surrounded by water.
On June 11, 1962, Frankly Morris, Clayman’s Anglin and John England managed to escape by digging a hole through a concrete wall with a spoon and to buy time, they made paper machete dummies from hair from the jail’s Barber shop and placed them in their cell beds. The inmates then set off into the river in a canoe constructed from approximately 50 stolen raincoats. Prison guards did not detect their escape until the next morning. A search was launched at the time, but the guys were never found. To this day, the FBI and Elkdraz jail officials believe the three guys drowned in the sea.
Until now, their bodies haven’t been found. Moving on to number four An Albanian accomplice, Vasili’s criminal record began in the early 1090s, when he embarked on a crime spree of armed robbery, blackmail, extortion and abduction. Essentially, his strategy was to kidnap a super rich millionaire, hold him for a crazy ransom and then sell him back to his family in exchange for huge leaps of cold, hard cash. Then he take that bling, save a small portion of it for himself and give the rest to needy farmers in the remote rural area where he grew up. He immediately became known as the Robin Hood of Greece.