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Spain / Plane Collision Aftermath #288403

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 1983
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(Studio) Death toll from yesterday's collision of Spanish planes at Madrid airport reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Madrid, Spain) Details of collision of Aviaco and Iberia planes examined; Spanish pilots association's criticism of airport facilities noted. [Association spokesperson Manuel BLANCO RAMIREZ - feels government agency comparable to Federal Aviation Administration hasn't taken appropriate measures.] Call for improved markings at Madrid airport and installation of special radar discussed. King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia noted returning early from United States meeting with President Reagan due to collision. [Survivor Tom GOLTZ - won't leave Madrid in fog again.] Special memorial service mentioned.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:02:30

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