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(Studio) USS Nimitz reported returning to Norfolk, Virginia, following crash on its flight deck Tuesday night; current casualty rate, include 1 crewman reported still missing, mentioned.
(Norfolk, Virginia) Nimitz's arrival and details of crash examined; films shown. David Dexter's efforts to locate father and injury sustained by crewman Jimmy Narron noted. [Captain John BATZLER - comments on landing attempt.] [Vice admiral George KINNEAR - notes uncertainty of cause at present.] Nimitz reported leaving Saturday
(DC) Estimated cost of accident mentioned; details outlined on screen, discussed. No. of planes destroyed in accidents last year and number so far for this year noted.
(Studio) Nimitz said expected to put out to sea Saturday with full crew and compliment of aircraft.
|Program Time:||05:35:50 pm - 05:39:10 pm. Duration: 03:20|
|Reporters:||Chancellor, John; Hager, Robert; Pell, Gene|
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|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|