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Former Cuban prisoner Gross to land in U.S. at noon - Congressional aide
December 17, 2014 / 3:33 PM / 3 years ago

Former Cuban prisoner Gross to land in U.S. at noon - Congressional aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alan Gross, the ailing U.S. aid worker held in Cuba for five years, was to land in the United States at noon on Wednesday, a senior U.S. congressional aide said.

Jailed U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) contractor Alan Gross, (C), poses for a picture during a visit with Cuban Jewish Community leader Adela Dworin, (R), and David Prinstein, Vice President, at Havana's Carlos J Finlay Military Hospital in this September 28, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Handout

U.S. Senator Richard Durbin said Gross was flying to Joint Base Andrews outside Washington.

Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Doina Chiacu and Chizu Nomiyama

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