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Rhodesia #259809

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 05, 1978
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(Studio) Confusion over whether black ntlst. guerrillas shot down Rhodesian airliner 2 days ago noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kariba, Rhodesia) Reporters being allowed to view wreckage 48 hrs. after crash stated. Viscount airplane crash 10 minutes after takeoff from Kariba airport noted. Noted that no evidence to prove plane was shot down has been found. Speculation that a missile was fired by Soviet-backed guerrillas stated. Joshua Nkomo's claims of responsibility for shooting plane down and denial of role in executing 10 of 13 survivors given. [Victim Tony HILL - describes killings.] [Victim Hans HANSEN - calls shooting an absolute horror.]
REPORTER: Robin Wright

Cronkite, Walter;
Wright, Robin

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