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Hawaii / Submarine-Fishing Boat Collision / Investigation #195624

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 21, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) NTSB evidence that the submarine that collided with the Japanese fishing boat Ehime Maru was tracking three surface ships just before the accident; scenes shown of the USS Greeneville in dry dock; details given of reports on the civilian presence hindering operations of the submarine. [NTSB John HAMMERSCHMIDT - says sonar operators were tracking three contacts; says one seaman ceased his task because of the civilians.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:02:20

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