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Yugoslavia / Kosovo / NATO Bombing / Apache Crashes / Clinton Visit / Refugees #186524

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tirana: Forrest Sawyer) The investigation into the crash of a second Apache helicopter on a training mission in Albania featured; scenes shown from inside the military's command center last night. [Task Force Hawk commander General John HENDRIX - says it may have been a mechanical failure.]

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The Apache training mission for use in Yugoslavia examined. [Joint Staff vice director Major General Charles WALD - says this is dangerous business.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Ramstein Air Base, Germany: Sam Donaldson) President Clinton's visit to the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) forces featured; scenes shown from Germany and Brussels, Belgium. [At Ramstein Air Base, CLINTON - speaks to the soldiers about the mission in Yugoslavia.] [Supreme allied commander General Wesley CLARK - comments on the Serb "paramilitary thugs" in Kosovo.] Clinton's meeting tomorrow with German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder about NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) unity previewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The arrival of some Kosovar refugees at Fort Dix, New Jersey, shown.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Sawyer, Forrest
Duration:
00:06:10

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