ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 15, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The first pictures from the crash scene in northern Iraq where two United States helicopters fell after being hit by missiles from United States F-15s shown.
(Pentagon: John McWethy) The scenario that led to the friendly fire disaster examined; details given of how the helicopters' Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system works. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI - reviews what happened.] [Former combat pilot Robert GASKIN - says the IFF tends to break.] [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - talks about blame.]
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