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Croatia / Plane Crash / Brown Death #406761

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 04, 1996
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(Dubrovnik: Rob Reynolds) The crash of an Air Force plane in Croatia that killed Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown and a group of United States business executives, a New York Times journalist and the crew updated; revised casualty figures cited. [US Army Major Lewis BOONE - cites the extent of the breakup of the plane.] [US ambassador to Croatia Peter GALBRAITH - cites the bad weather yesterday; adds that the plane was off course.] [Croatian Prime Minister Zlatko MATESA - comments on the loss of Brown.] The coming investigation that will seek a cause of the crash and the absence of flight data record black boxes noted.

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Statements from Northern Ireland economics minister Baroness Denton, South Africa finance minister Trevor Manuel and President Clinton about the loss of Brown quoted.

Meserve, Jeanne;
Reynolds, Rob

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