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West Germany / Air Show Accident #322931

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 29, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Ramstein, West Germany: Mark Phillips) Italian team's plane collision during air show at Ramstein Air Force Base reported [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) General John GALVIN - says he doesn't know why accident occurred.] United States investigation team noted on scene. [United States airman Charles DAUGHTREY - comments on accident.] No. of dead and injured given. [W. German defense minister Dr. Rupert SCHOLZ - cancels upcoming air show.] [United States Air Force General William L. KIRK - defends air shows.] Critics quoted with regard to air shows. [GALVIN - comments on defending Europe.]

(Los Angeles, California: David Dow) [Italian squadron commander Giuseppi BERNARDI - comments on danger.] Federal Aviation Administration reported urging that stunt not be performed close to spectators when in United States; details given, scenes shown. [Air show producer Milton BERGER - comments on safety.] Air Force's Thunderbirds and Navy's Blue Angels featured. [International Council of Air Shows spokesperson Rick NADEAU - comments on show rules.] [Center for Defense Info. Admiral Eugene CARROLL - comments on air show tragedy.] [Aviation safety expert John GALIPAULT - explains psychological effects of accident.] [Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Ernie WILSON - says he won't cancel air show.]

Dow, David;
Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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