CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1975
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(Studio) British oil tanker hits unmanned oil drilling platform in Gulf of Mexico. Fire ensues. 40 rescued; 6 missing.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Houston, Texas) Collision described. Rig belongs to Chevron Oil. Injured treated. Marine board of inquiry to determine why ship, Globtik Sun, outside shipping lanes. Oil not expected to foul Gulf coast. Film of fire shown.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg (KHOU-TV newsfilm)
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