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Nevada / Plane Crash #299926

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 21, 1985
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(Studio) Crash of Galaxy Airlines flight near Reno, NV, reported; plane noted used by Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Reno, NV) Apparent circumstances of Galaxy crash examined; films shown. [Robert WILSON, sergeant Richard ROSS - describe scene.] [Wayne CARTER - describes fire.] George Lamson, Senior, and son mentioned among survivors. [Med. center spokesperson Jack BULAVSKY - describes Lamson's survival.] [Adrianne LAMSON - notes husband's current condition.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

(Atlanta, Georgia) Jackson's experience with plane's instability recalled. [UPI reporter Matt QUINN - recalls incident outside Dallas; notes Jackson never flew in it again.] John Glenn noted also using same Galaxy Electra last year; near collision with Sioux City, Iowa, airport tower recalled. Death toll in major Lockheed Electra crashes and safety questions raised reviewed; films, photos shown. [Airline consultant Doug. COCHRAN - recalls unexplainable crashes with plane's initial design.] Lockheed's defense of Electra's safety record mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Van Sant

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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