ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 13, 1971
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(Studio) Pentagon investigates C-5A planes.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) [Senator William PROXMIRE - says planes cost $60 million each Taxpayers will pay for repair work. Pentagon concealed information Senator needed to limit losses.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark
(Charleston AFB, SC) All 47 C-5As grounded for inspection. Air Force contends cracks in engine beam point of normal plane fatigue. Crack found in new plane; takes 14 hrs. to inspect each plane. 7 oldest planes being changed as precautionary move.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman
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