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Iraq / Friendly Fire Helicopters Downing #353604

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Tinker Air Force Base, OK: Scott Pelley) The shooting down in Iraq of two United States helicopters by United States fighter jets last April resulting in 26 deaths recalled; scenes shown; AWACS mission commander Major Lawrence Tracey's decision to speak out in his own defense stated. [TRACEY - says pilots were responsible for visual identification.] [July 13, United States Air Force Major General James ANDRUS - states AWACS controllers failed to advise pilots of helicopters' presence.] Legal hearing for AWACS crew members beginning tomorrow noted.

Chung, Connie;
Pelley, Scott

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