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Texas / Balloon Crash #1101417

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 30, 2016
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(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Report introduced.

(Lockhart, Texas: Christine Dobbyn) The deadly crash of a hot-air balloon in Texas featured; scenes shown from the remote crash site. [Witnesses Margaret WYLIE†, Don SCHULLE†- describe what happened to the balloon.]

(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Kerley) The NTSB investigation into the deadliest of balloon crashes featured; scenes shown of other balloon mishaps; statistics cited; details given about the safety issue for balloon tour flights. [Hot air balloon passenger Stephen BRANDI†- describes what happened in his accident.] [Retired Marine pilot Col. Stephen GANYARD†- cites the danger of power lines; suggests FAA examine balloon safety.] The elements that will be investigated discussed.

Vega, Cecilia;
Dobbyn, Christine;
Kerley, David

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