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Jet Crash / VI #245663

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 28, 1976
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(Studio) 36 bodies recovered from American Airlines 727 crash. 3 unaccounted for.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saint Thos, VI) Crash described. Wreckage shown. Harry S. Truman Airport has been focus of safety complaints for years
REPORTER: Neil Strawser (narrates) (WBNB-TV)

(DC) [Safety representative International Federal of Airline Pilots Captain Elmer LAUGHLIN - comments on hazards of Saint Thomas airport. Federal Aviation Administration has done nothing yet despite stack of reports] Pilots want new airport. [President Airline Pilots Association J.J. O'DONNELL - explains changes needed at airport.] Virgin Islands applied last July for $33.6 million to help build runway. Federal Aviation Administration says no funds available until Congress renews appropriations.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

Cronkite, Walter;
Strawser, Neil

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