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Plane Crashes / Egypt / Louisiana #202713

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 1969
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(Studio) Soviet built airliner crashes at Aswan, Egypt, killing 92 Arabs returning from Mecca. Charter plane en route to British Honduras crashes at New Orleans International Airport, killing 16 of 27 Tennessee civic leaders
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Plane flipped over on runway. [WITNESS - says saw injured wandering around.] [Supervisor Willard CRUMP - says visibility unsafe.] Bodies burned beyond recognition.

(New Orleans, Louisiana) [Survivor Billy Joe SPENCE - says some got out windows.]

Cronkite, Walter

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