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(Studio) Bomb explodes in cockpit of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) 707 parked at Las Vegas Airport. $2 million extortion threat had been made against airline yesterday, end a bomb was found on a Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) plane in NYC, 12 minute before it was to explode.
(Las Vegas, Nevada) FBI thinks bomb planted before plane left New York City for flight to McCarran Airport In Las Vegas. Bomb went off at 4 a.m. with no one aboard, even though plane had been searched in New York City and Las Vegas. Police were guarding plane at time. [Dep. sheriff, Lanis MILLS - describes blast.] [FBI, Harold CAMPBELL - says FBI will investigate leads found in debris.] Despite delays for searches, Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) flights continue.
(Studio) Some Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) pilots refuse to fly until extortIonist's deadlIne passed.
(Chicago, Illinois) Passengers delayed at O'Hare Airport while federal agents searched planes. Strict security intensified.
(Studio) At meeting In DC, appeal made for 24-hr. surveillance of planes, increased screening of passengers, and more cooperation from news media.
(DC) Govt. and aviation officials called meeting 2 mos. ago to discuss media coverage of hijacking and other aerial crimes. [Department transportation, Benjamin DAVIS - says air transportation industry is fighting war for survival.] [Airline pilots president, John O'DONNELL - urges news media to report hijackers and extortionists as they are, psychotics, instead of showing them as Robin Moods.]
|Program Time:||05:31:20 pm - 05:37:30 pm. Duration: 06:10|
|Reporters:||Chancellor, John; Goralski, Robert; Nolan, Peter; Oliver, Don|
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|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|