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Ukraine / Plane Disaster #1068941

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 19, 2014
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(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The control of the area in Ukraine where Malaysia Flight 17 was shot down by rebel fighters thus denying access to the victims' bodies noted.

(Ukraine: Mark Phillips) The decomposing of the passengers' bodies in the field and the mystery over the whereabouts of the flight data recorders featured; scenes shown of OSCE forces denied access to the area guarded by rebels. sections of the plane. [OSCE's Alexander HUG††- talks to the rebels.]

(Studio: Jim Axelrod; Washington: Juan Zarate) The sources of information for the investigation and what the intelligence is suggesting about Russian involvement with the missile/missile system discussed.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod) Statements from British Prime Minister David Cameron and the Dutch prime minister about Russian involvement noted.

(Hilversum, Netherlands: Elizabeth Palmer) The grief in the small Dutch town of Hilversum†, linked to Dutch victims of the crash, featured; photos of victims and video of the Dutch foreign minister in Kiev demanding answers shown. [Hilversum MAYOR - talks about trade links with Russia.]

(Studio: Jim Axelrod; Moscow: Clarissa Ward) The nightmare scenario for Russia if the plane tragedy is linked to Russian-supported rebels, how the Russian media is reporting the plane disaster story discussed.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeff Pegues) The damage done to Malaysia Airlines after the crash of its plane over a war zone examined; details given about the prior disappearance of Flight 370. [Transport minister Liow Tiong LAI††- defends the plane's route.] [CBS News travel editor Peter GREENBERG - says their bookings have flat-lined.]

Axelrod, Jim;
Phillips, Mark;
Zarate, Juan;
Palmer, Elizabeth;
Ward, Clarissa;
Pegues, Jeff

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