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Eastern Air Lines / Crash #236127

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 11, 1974
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(Studio) Eastern Air Lines jet crashed in Charlotte, North Carolina. 69 dead, 13 survivors.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Charlotte, North Carolina) Film of crashed plane shown. Plane was attempting to land using radar due to fog. Copilot and stewardess among survivors. [North Carolina Air National Guard Lieutenant Colonel William BUNDY - describes massive extent of damage. Most survivors in shock.] National Transportation Safety Bd. sending team to investigate crash.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall (WBTV newsfilm)

(Studio) News editor of "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite" John Merriman among presumed dead of crash. Merriman's job as editor and his life reviewed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Hall, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:10

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