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Iraq / Friendly Fire Disaster #356101

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 15, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Stewart) The Pentagon investigation of Thursday's friendly fire disaster over northern Iraq in which two F-15 fighters shot down two United States Blackhawk helicopters examined; animation shown of the event. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - looks for the blame.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI - reviews what happened.] [President CLINTON - cites the tragedy of the incident.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(New York: John Roberts) Three victims of this friendly fire incident featured; photos shown of helicopter pilot John Garrett, diplomat Barbara Schell and Lieutenant Laurel Piper. [Victim's mother Linda GARRETT, victim's grandmother Lucille TRIMMER - lament their losses.] [US Army Lieutenant Colonel Ralph HAYLES - recalls firing on armored personnel carriers in the Persian Gulf war.] [Victim's father John GARRETT, Senior - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Roberts, John;
Stewart, Jim
Duration:
00:04:00

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