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Mideast / Israel, Libya #24637

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 23, 1973
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(Studio) Tapes between pilot and flight control indicate Libyan passenger plane pilot unaware Israeli fighter planes attempting to get plane to land when plane shot down over Sinai last week Israel returns bodies 100 killed in plane crash.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Qantara, Suez Canal) Coffins given to Egyptian authorities. 4 other bodies, include American passenger Wladslaw Borysoglebski, remain in Israel. Will be flown home directly from Israel.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Throughout Arab world special prayers offered for Libyan plane victims. In Cairo, Egypt, prayer leader broadcasts call for avenging of deaths of martyears Egyptian President Sadat summons advisers on situation tomorrow.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) Egyptian envoy Hafez Ismail meets with President Nixon and Secretary State Rogers. [ISMAIL - says as superpower United States has special responsibility with regard to world peace.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Seamans, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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