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Newfoundland Crash Aftermath #301304

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Fort Campbell, Kentucky) President and Nancy Reagan's presence at memorial services here for 101st Airborne unit killed in Newfoundland plane crash Thursday featured; scenes shown. [REAGAN - addresses mourners.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Report introduced

(NYC) Status of crash investigation examined; bodies noted arriving at Dover Air Force Base for autopsies. Scenes shown. [Investigator Peter BOAG - discusses information gained from flight recorders so far.] Victim Jeffrey Scott Kee's concern over plane's safety noted relayed in audio tape sent his fiance prior to death. [Voice of KEE - hopes to return; cites condition of plane.] Other incidents involving same plane that crashed in Newfoundland reviewed.
REPORTER: Peter Van Sant

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Pentagon's rationale for using private chartered flights as troop transports examined. [Margaret FORD - is ashamed of her country.] Ford mentioned Kee's grandmother. Defense Department's chartering last year outlined on screen. [General Duane H. CASSIDY - defs. charters on economy basis.] [Representative James OBERSTAR - questions military's inability to provide personnel with adequate transportation.] Bus. arrangement between Pentagon and commercial airlines described. [CASSIDY - supports program.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter;
Stahl, Lesley;
Tucker, Lem

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