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Bosnia / Civil War / United States Pilot's Ordeal #160837

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 09, 1995
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Reports introduced.

(Aviano, Italy: Jim Bittermann) The return to base of Captain Scott O'Grady, rescued after being downed over Bosnia, featured; scenes shown of the reception for him at Aviano Air Base, Italy. [O'GRADY - thanks everyone, especially his rescuers.]

(Pentagon: John McWethy) O'Grady's ordeal while on the run in Bosnia detailed; animation shown of his ejection from his F-16; Defense Department survival training film shown. [Joint survival training commander Colonel John CHAPMAN - talks about survival.] The Pentagon's debriefing of O'Grady previewed.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) President Clinton said inviting O'Grady to the White House.

Bittermann, Jim;
McWethy, John;
Sawyer, Forrest

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