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France / Concorde Plane Crash #193501

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 25, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The crash of an Air France Concorde following takeoff from the Paris, France, airport reported; photograph shown of the plane on fire.

(Paris: Sheila MacVicar) The crash by a hotel featured; scenes shown of the wreckage and of the hotel on fire; animated diagram shown. [Voice of businessman Stephen HOWELL - describes what happened as an engine burst into flames.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) How severe engine trouble can prove catastrophic to a Concorde explained; details given of the plane's history and inspection schedule. [ABC aviation analyst John NANCE - comments on the Concorde engines.] [MIT aviation technology John HANSMAN - says Concorde engines are stressed very hard.]

Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila;
Stark, Lisa

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