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Plane Crashes / Madeira / Utah #249940

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 18, 1977
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(Studio) Reports on plane crashes of Swissair chartered passenger jet, en route from Geneva to Atlantic resort island of Madeira, and of cargo jet which went down on Wasatch Mt. northe. of Salt Lake City, UT.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Salt Lake City, UT) Report on search for downed cargo plane, after tower at Salt Lake International Airport reported United Air Lines cargo jet missing from radar. [Eyewitness Dan PHELPS - describes explosion of plane. Thought maybe it was UFO.] National Trans. Safety Board probe noted.
REPORTER: John Hollenhorst (KSL-TV)

Dean, Morton

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