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Air Crashes / South Vietnam / California / Nevada / F-111 #3483

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1969
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(Studio) Civilian South Vietnam DC-6 crashes into Nha Trang schoolhse. 100 killed. Navy jet crashes into hangar near San Diego. 14 killed; 30 injured.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(San Diego, California) F-8 was making emergency landing. Pilot Cyrus Rodell forced to eject himself. Sailors inside hangar had no warning. 5 planes, $1 million each, damaged or destroyed.
REPORTER: Larry Badger

(Studio) F-111 crashes on desert target area on practice bombing run in NV. 2 killed Air Force grounds all F-111's until reason for crash determined.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Badger, Larry;
Smith, Howard K.

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