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Scotland / Pan Am Plane Crash / Investigation / Security #113607

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 29, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Plans to further examine cockpit nose of plane that crashed in Lockerbie, Scotland reported; scenes shown.

(DC: Jim Slade) Federal Aviation Administration decision to tighten airport security in Europe featured; details given of new security procedures, scenes shown. [FAA admin. T. Allan McARTOR - says measure may produce delays.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(London, England: Jerry King) Tighter airport security already in effect in Europe featured; scenes shown of x-ray and spot checks of luggage. [PASSENGERS - comment on security.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Jeanne Meserve) Comments by President Reagan about bombing of Pan Am plane reported [REAGAN - says we will try to find out who is guilty.] [President-elect George BUSH - comments on search.] American retaliatory bombing of Libya in 1985 recalled; scenes shown. [Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command SPOKESPERSON - says group does not believe in violence against civilians.] Middle East leaders Muammar el-Kadhafi and Syria's Hafez al-Assad mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
King, Jerry;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Slade, Jim
Duration:
00:05:00

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