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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / USAir Flight 427 Crash #156246

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 09, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Aliquippa, Pennsylvania: Jim Wooten) Crash of USAir Flight 427 outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, featured; aerial scenes shown of the crash site; cockpit transmissions quoted. [Eyewitnesses Richard TRENNARY, Rob CELLINI, Lew NAPOLITAN - describe what happened.]

(Aliquippa, Pennsylvania: Jim Hickey) The trauma facing rescue workers having the job of collecting the human remains from the plane crash site examined. [Hopewell Township police Chief Fred DAVID, EMS supervisor Scott CORMIER, crisis coordinator Karen EVANCHUK - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) The crashes of United States Air Flight 427 and that of a March 3, 1991 United 737 crash outside Colorado Springs, Colorado, compared; scenes shown. [In 1991, witnesses MAN, El Paso County, Colorado, sheriff Bernie BARRY; 1994 WITNESSES - describe what happened.] [NTSB Carl VOGT, aviation attorney Arthur WOLK - offer views on the causes of both crashes.] Questions raised as to the safety of 737s and/or USAir noted. The other three recent USAir crashes and their causes reviewed; scenes shown. [USAir chairman and president Seth SCHOFIELD - responds.] [Aviation Safety Institution Leon JANSSENS - suggests USAir examine its safety.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with aviation analyst/pilot John Nance. [NANCE - says the crash cause may never be known.]

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
Wooten, Jim

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