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Atlantic Ocean / Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 Explosion #370542

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 19, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) The investigation into the explosion that downed TWA Flight 800 featured; scenes shown of the rough seas hampering recovery efforts and details that the explosion was probably caused by a bomb given.

(East Moriches, New York: Bob Orr) The latest on the search for evidence outlined. [FBI James KALLSTROM, NTSB Robert FRANCIS - comment on the current investigation.] Evidence indicating that a bomb might have caused the explosion outlined.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Speculation as to who might be responsible for the bombing of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800, if in fact it was a bomb, given; scenes shown from last month's bombing in Saudi Arabia. The current trial of Islamic terrorist Ramzi Yousef, who is accused of bombing the World Trade Center in New York, outlined.

(East Moriches, Long Island: Anthony Mason) The Coast Guard's search for wreckage from Flight 800 featured. [RESIDENTS, former Coast Guard Kathy BREMMER - comment on the Coast Guard's mission.] [Coast Guard Donald KRESSEN, seaman Thomas COONAN - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Mason, Anthony;
Orr, Bob;
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim
Duration:
00:08:20

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