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Korean Jet Downing / Aftermath #292813

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 17, 1983
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(Studio) USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko reported canceling his scheduled address to United Nations General Assembly after United States informed him of necessity of landing his plane at military base rather than civilian airport; President Reagan's continued condemnation of USSR 's recent downing of Korean passenger plane quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) [USSR embassy spokesperson Vladimir MIKOYAN - announces USSR 's reason for canceling Gromyko's trip.] State Department's response quoted on screen, discussed; apparent impact on USSR of widespread international criticism of KAL incident considered. Reagan's upcoming address to General Assembly noted.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Moscow, USSR ) Economic benefits to Aeroflot of international boycott of its flights as protest to Soviet downing of KAL 007 examined; loss of revenue for West airlines noted. [Lufthansa Airlines spokesperson Paul FISCHER - estimates company's losses.] Air France and Austrian airlines mentioned only W. companies still flying to USSR regularly. [TRAVELERS - note Aeroflot has raised ticket prices for West passengers.]
REPORTER: David Andelman

(Studio) Continue recovery of debris believed from downed KAL flight discussed. Crash of United States Navy helicopter involved in search reported; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Andelman, David;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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