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Collisions / Athens-Paris Express / British Ships #248050

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1976
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(Studio) Athens to Paris express, successor to Orient Express, collided with another train in Yugoslavia today; deaths and injuries noted. In NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) military maneuver in North Sea, 2 British navy ships collide off coast of Holland. Minesweeper Fittleton capsized in collision with frigate Mermaid; at least 2 killed and 10 missing. Earlier collision of United States ships John F. Kennedy and Bordelon and loss of F-14 fighter in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) exercises noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:00:40

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