Search the Archive

New York, New York / USAir Flight 405 Crash / Investigation #343457

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 24, 1992
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(New York: Jacqueline Adams) Investigation of the fatal crash of USAir Flight 405 featured; medical examiner's report cited; scenes shown of rescue efforts. [Survivor Yasser MORSI - comments.] Theory that snow and ice caused the crash mentioned; March 1989 scenes shown of wreckage of similar Air Ontario crash. [Canadian investigation spokesman Gordon HAUGH, aviation attorney Arthur WOLK - talk about de- icing.] United States Weather Service statement on the precipitation falling when the Flight 405 crash occurred, two de-icings of the plane mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Adams, Jacqueline;
Chung, Connie
Duration:
00:02:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.