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Denver Death / Plane #372507

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 1997
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(Studio: Ed Bradley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) The death of folk singer John Denver reported; details given of his plane crash off the coast of California given; scenes shown from Monterey Bay and from performances throughout his career. [Witness Carolyn PEARL, Monterey County sheriff Norman HICKS - describe the crash.] Denver's career reviewed. [Peter, Paul and Mary, Mary TRAVERS - talks about Denver.]

(Studio: Ed Bradley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The type of homebuilt plane Denver was flying at the time of the crash examined; details given about the experimental Long EZ. [NTSB George PETERSON - talks about the plane.]

Bradley, Ed;
Hughes, Sandra;
Orr, Bob

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