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West Germany / Air Show Accident #117649

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 29, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Collision and crash of Italian air team planes during air show in West Germany reported Report introduced.

(Ramstein AFB, West Germany) Investigation of crash site at Ramstein Air Force Base by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander John Galvin featured; details given, scenes shown from site and of accident. Federal Aviation Administration regulations on Italian team's flight in United States in 1986 recalled; scenes shown. [W. German defense minister Rupert SCHOLZ - announces cancellation of next air show.] [United States ambassador Richard BURT - says United States has no intention of closing air shows forever.] Scheduled air shows in Great Britain noted. [Farnborough air show spokesperson Duncan SIMPSON - discusses air shows.] Cond. of victims from crash described; scenes shown.

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Condolences from President Reagan to victims and families noted.

Serafin, Barry

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