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Mexico / Plane Crash Investigation #101860

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 01, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Mexico City, Mexico: Charles Murphy) Flight recorders from Mexicana Airlines plane that crashed near here yesterday reported located; number Americans killed in accident mentioned. Apparent circumstances of disaster examined; scenes shown. [MAN - cites lack of information on loved ones.] Christine Pittner and Tracy Bates mentioned among American passengers; photos shown. Pilot's last communication with tower quoted on screen. [Attorney general Sergio GARCIA RAMIREZ - (thru translator) won't speculate on crash's cause yet.] National Trans. Safety Bd. mentioned helping Mexico investigate.

Jennings, Peter;
Murphy, Charles

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