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Atlantic Ocean / Plane Crash #368260

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 07, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic: Art Rascon) Crash of a Boeing 757 airliner into the Atlantic Ocean near the Dominican Republic featured; scenes shown of bodies being brought ashore and of debris from the crash site. [US embassy Franklin POLANOS, Coast Guard Tim TOBIAS, German ambassador Edmund DUCKWITZ - comment on the debris and bodies found and speculate as to what caused the accident.]

(Washington: Bob Orr) The background of the 757 that went down presented; scenes shown of the December jet crash site in Colombia. [Aviation consultant Jack BARKER - says the 757 has backup systems for every part of the aircraft.] Problems with the Dominican Republic's aviation oversight not meeting international safety standards outlined.

Reporter(s):
Orr, Bob;
Rascon, Art;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:50

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