CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 07, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Aberdeen, Scotland: Anthony Mason) Worst oil rig explosion in history reported in North Sea; details given, scenes shown. Occidental International Oil reported unsure as to cause of explosion. [Oil rig worker Keith CUNNINGHAM - comments on explosion.]Coldness of North Sea noted. [Survivor Andy MOCKHAN - says he had to fry or jump.] Plastic surgeons reported flown into Aberdeen to treat burn victims. [Ind. analyst George Palozzi HORVATH - comments on disaster.] [Occidental International Oil spokesperson John BRADING - defends co.] No more survivors noted expected.
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