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Atlantic Ocean / Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 / Investigation #168476

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 04, 1996
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Smithtown, New York: Ned Potter) The recovery of a piece of the cockpit of TWA Flight 800, which may help explain the cause of the crash, featured; scenes shown of the very damaged fuselage section and other parts of wreckage and of the salvage ships at sea. [NTSB vice chairman Robert FRANCIS, FBI assistant director James KALLSTROM - say the cockpit is a mass of wreckage.] Representative Newt Gingrich said visiting the wreckage site. What the recovered cockpit might tell the investigators and the FBI's role in the investigation discussed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(London: Linda Pattillo) The pace, nature and conclusions of the investigation of the explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 reviewed; various scenes shown. [Pan Am 103 investigation deputy chief John ORR - comments.] [Flight magazine David LEARMOUNT - points out that wreckage is still being recovered.] [November 14, 1991, acting Attorney General William BARR - charges two Libyan officials with the bombing.] [Study of Terrorism Center Paul WILKINSON - talks about anti-American terrorism.] The continuing stalemate with Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi with regard to turning over the terrorist suspects noted.

Pattillo, Linda;
Potter, Ned;
Simpson, Carole

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