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  • A shooting of american diplomats by the peoples temple. A few seconds of the shooting were captured on ENG videotape by NBC cameraman Bob Brown.Congressman Ryan, cameraman Bob Brown, photographer Greg Robinson, NBC reporter Don Harris and Temple defector Patricia Parks were killed in the few minutes of shooting. Jackie Speier, Steve Sung, Richard Dwyer, Tim Reiterman and Anthony Katsaris were among the nine injured in and around the Twin Otter. After the shootings, the Cessna's pilot, along with the pilot and copilot of the Otter, fled in the Cessna to Georgetown, leaving behind the gunfire-damaged Otter and the injured Ryan delegation members. The murder of Congressman Ryan was the first and only murder of a Congressman in the line of duty in the history of the United States