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Kennedy / Plane Crash / Search / Small Planes #187240

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 18, 1999
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Live shot shown of the informal memorial outside the New York City building where John F. Kennedy, Junior, and his wife lived.

(Otis Air Force Base on Cap Cod: Lisa Stark) The investigation into the crash of Kennedy's plane featured; details given of the recovery of more debris and of the course of the Coast Guard search. [NTSB chairman Jim HALL - says we don't know the cause.] [Massachusetts police Captain Robert BYRD - says pieces of insulation were found.] [NOAA Sam DEVOE - explains how objects can be searched for.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(In the waters off Martha's Vineyard: John Miller) The search for Kennedy's plane featured; scenes shown from the waters near the Nomans Land island. [BYRD - comments on Nomans Land.] [Boater John HALINKO - comments on searching the waters.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Vero Beach, Florida: Ron Claiborne) Kennedy's passion for flying featured; details given of what might have happened on the flight and how Kennedy was trained. [Pilot John HOLMAN - comments on restricted visibility.] [Business associate Keith STEIN - describes Kennedy's leg injury.] [Flight instructor Arthur MARX - says Kennedy was a good pilot.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Essex and Caldwell, New Jersey: Jami Floyd) The risks of flying small planes featured; statistics cited on light aircraft accidents. [Flight instructors Stanley SANDERS, Mike GARCIA - describe the flying conditions Kennedy faced.] [Pilot Dennis BAILEY - says flying small planes is serious business.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Floyd, Jami;
Miller, John;
Simpson, Carole;
Stark, Lisa

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