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Peru / Missionary Plane Shot Down #397751

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 21, 2001
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(Studio: Thalia Assuras) Report introduced.

(Studio: Lee Cowan) The mistaken downing by Peru of a private missionary plane by a government anti-drug plane with the help of the a US surveillance plane reviewed; animated diagram shown of what happened; photos shown of slain Baptist missionary Veronica Bowers and her infant daughter, Charity and of the survivors; details given of conflicting reports about what happened. [Pilot's wife Barbara DONALDSON - says the plane crashed after being shot up.] [Association of Baptists for World Evangelism Rev. E.C. HASKELL - comments on the missionary family and the pilot.]

Assuras, Thalia;
Cowan, Lee

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