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Newfoundland Crash Aftermath #301286

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 14, 1985
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(Studio) Possibility information from flight recorder of Arrow Air charter flight which crashed in Gander, Newfoundland, will be obtained reported; deaths of 101st Air-borne unit in disaster recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Gander, Newfoundland) Victims' bodies thought returning to United States Monday [Canadian aviation safety board spokesperson Peter BOAG - explains examination of plane's parts.] History of Arrow Air's safety problems reviewed; details given. [Captain Larry MARTIN - recalls incident.] [Arrow REP. - has no idea about crash cause.] Contaminated fuel said eliminated as cause.
REPORTER: Steve Young

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Fort Campbell, Kentucky) Preparations at Dover Air Force Base for arrival of victims' remains for autopsies noted; scenes shown. Reaction at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to tragedy featured. [Chaplain Thomas PRESTON - cites need for ongoing contact with families.] [General John WICKHAM - praises Army.] [WOMAN - comments.] [Fire Captain Ellis MELTON - explains department's toy drive for children of victims.]
REPORTER: Bill Whitaker

Schieffer, Bob;
Whitaker, Bill;
Young, Steve

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