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Korean Jet Downing / Aftermath #293018

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 03, 1983
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(Studio) Debris discovered by Japanese ship said not yet determined to be from KAL airliner downed by USSR ; current status of US-Japanese search and rescue missions outlined.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Seoul, South Korea) Reaction here to incident examined; films shown. Limitations of KAL radar explained; KAL pilot Kim Chang Kyu noted downed by USSR in 1978. [KIM - claims Soviets gave no warning before downing his passenger airliner in 1978.] Presence of President Chun Doo Hwan at airport memorial service for victims' relatives and efforts of KAL officials to acknowledge families' grief shown.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

(Studio) Anti-USSR demonstrations across United States due to KAL downing examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Moscow, USSR ) Radio Moscow's version of incident outlined; Soviet media's effort to keep information from public discussed. "Pravda" article cited as example Reaction of Soviet citizens to learning of incident from West reporters described, shown.

McNeill, Don;
Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob

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