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ABC Evening News for
Monday, Aug 05, 1991

Headline: South Africa / Ship Sinking

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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Off the east coast of South Africa: Richard Sergei) Controversy over the conduct of the captain and senior officers of the ship that sank off the coast of South Africa featured; scenes shown of the Oceanos sinking beneath the sea. [Captain Yiannis AVRANAS - explains why he left.] [Ship's entertainment staff Robert BOLTMAN - responds.] [Two PASSENGERS - describe what happened.]

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Program Time:05:41:50 pm - 05:43:50 pm. Duration: 02:00
Reporters:Donaldson, Sam; Sergei, Richard
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:136738