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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 24, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Denial by Irish airline, Aer Lingus, that it has smuggled spare parts to Iran reported Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Delivery of C-130 military transport plane parts for planes used by Iran in its war with Iraq featured; details given of operation in which Aer Lingus was middleman, map shown. 1979 seizure of American hostages in Iran recalled; scenes shown. [Aer Lingus spokesperson Oisin O'SIOCHRU - defends airline.] United States investigation of actions that are illegal under United States law detailed.

Reporter(s):
Serafin, Barry;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:02:20

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