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Persian Gulf War / Iraqi Planes In Iran #131447

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 29, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Day's events in the war reviewed.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Fleeing of Iraqi aircraft to Iran featured; details given of reasons why Iraqi President Saddam Hussein may have sent planes there. [Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General Thomas KELLY - says move is a plus for the coalition now that planes are further away.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(London: Pierre Salinger) Reports of deal between Iraq and Iran prior to the outbreak of war about placement of Iraqi planes in Iran examined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) United States officials' perspective on such an Iraq-Iran deal reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Suggestion that allied planes have hit bunkers in which these planes were hidden, thus forcing move, noted.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Salinger, Pierre;
Zelnick, Bob

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