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Atlantic Ocean / Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 Crash #370592

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 21, 1996
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced.

(Smithtown, New York: Bob Orr) The slowing pace of the investigation into the crash of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 featured; animation shown of the plane's last minutes. [On ABC, NTSB Robert FRANCIS, United States Navy Lieutenant Commander Gordon HUME - comment on the underwater search.] [Vice President Al GORE - talks about the possibility of a criminal investigation.]

(Studio: Anthony Mason) Recovery of 101 bodies from the wreckage noted.

(Kennedy Airport: Randall Pinkston) The frustration of family members about lack of information about the crash examined; scenes shown of family members gathered at Kennedy Airport. [RELATIVES, Frank MINERVA, victims' husband/father Joe LYCHNER, Suffolk County medical examiner Dr. Charles WETLI - comment on the anger and frustration.]

Mason, Anthony;
Orr, Bob;
Pinkston, Randall

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