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Kentucky / Helicopter Crash / Military Air Safety #285724

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 05, 1982
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(Studio) Crash of Army helicopter into bus at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, detailed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Norton AFB, California) Risks inherent in military air force examined; scenes of crashing plane shown. Accident statistics outlined; last year's crash of plane on USS Nimitz, crashes of Air Force's Thunderbird flying team recalled. Navy fighter recalled recently plowing into Florida residential area. [Vice Admiral Wesley McDONALD - notes difficulty in landing on aircraft carrier.] F-16 track record discussed. [Captain Steve MILLER - notes lack of experience among military pilots.] Anticipated course of events cited.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

Lynch, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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