CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(London, England) (Audio report) Details of hotel platform disaster given. [Voice of Phillips Petroleum spokesperson Jens BODEL - describes accident; text transcribed on screen.] Difficulty faced by rescue workers due to environmental noted; past accidents in area recalled; films shown. [Voice of RAF spokesperson - describes scene.] No. of persons thought rescued so far and number still missing cited; details of incident given. Name of rig stated.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell
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