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Denver, Colorado / Airplane Accident #106435

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 16, 1987
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[Bypassed introduction]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Greg Dobbs) Accident involving Continental Airlines plane trying to take off in bad weather yesterday at Stapleton International Airport in Denver, Colorado, reported; animation shown. [Voice of eyewitness David MAHLER - describes accident.] Rescue operations described. [Rescue worker Dennis RYAN - describes removing casualties.] [Survivor Robert LINCK - describes ordeal.] Investigation into cause of accident by NTSB said considering weather, pilots' response and engine failure.

(Melba, ID: Ken Kashiwahara) high school students from Melba, ID, said aboard flight. [FRIENDS - respond to news of accident.] [School PRINCIPAL - explains status of classmates to school children.] Grieving students shown in school.

Dobbs, Greg;
Jennings, Peter;
Kashiwahara, Ken

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