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Morocco / United States Planes #319701

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 09, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Yesterday's downing of United States planes by missiles in Morocco recalled. Planes noted chartered by United States Agency for International Dvt. to spray locusts. Report introduced.

(DC: Wyatt Andrews) Crew of planes reported presumed dead. [Agency for International Dvt. spokesperson Jay MORRIS - comments on plane downings.] Planes noted in war zone; details given of civil war in area. [Wife of pilot Trina BLACKMER, son of pilot Mike KENNEDY - says they were unaware of danger.] [MORRIS - comments.] Guerrilla group Polisario noted denying responsibility for incident. [Polisario spokesperson Madjid ABDULLAH - condemns terrorism.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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