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California / Plane Collision Aftermath #104772

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 01, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Death toll so far from yesterday's collision over Cerritos, California, of private plane and Aeromexico jetliner reported; scenes shown.

(Cerritos, California: Judd Rose) Neighborhood's effort to cope with disaster featured; details given, scenes shown. [Sue NELSON, WITNESS - describe experience.] [FIREFIGHTER - cites inability to determine yet number killed on ground.] [PEOPLE -describe scene.] [Linda McIllwain's SON - doesn't expect to find mother alive.] "Los Angeles Times" photograph shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Ken Kashiwahara) Focus of investigation discussed; scenes shown. [OFFICIAL - notes cockpit voice recorder is en route to lab.] Apparent circumstances of crash reviewed; air congestion of south California described. [Aviation Safety Institution spokesperson John GALIPAULT - cites lack of control in region.] 1978 collision of Pacific Southwest Airlines liner and small plane over San Francisco recalled.

Jennings, Peter;
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Rose, Judd

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