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Hawaii / United Airlines Fuselage Accident #325738

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 26, 1989
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) United Airlines reported ordering stepped-up door inspections in wake of accident in which fuselage ripped open on flight 811 out of Hawaii. Report introduced.

(Honolulu, Hawaii: Jerry Bowen) Investigation into causes of plane accident featured; details given, scenes shown of parts of plane gathered by Coast Guard vessels. [NTSB spokesperson Lee DICKINSON - discusses cargo doors on plane.] Damaged plane shown. [NTSB metallurgist Michael MARX - says fractures in fuselage are indicative of "a single event."] Stmt. from United that it will inspect all of its cargo doors noted.

Reporter(s):
Bowen, Jerry;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:01:30

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