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Atlantic Ocean / Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 Crash / Investigation #408985

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 25, 1996
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(East Moriches, New York: Gary Tuchman) The recovery of the two "black boxes" from Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800, which crashed into the ocean last week, featured. [NTSB vice chairman Robert FRANCIS - comments on the recovery of the boxes and the procedures that will be used in getting bodies from under the wreckage.] The continued view that there are three possible causes noted: mechanical damage, a bomb or a missile.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(New York: Charles Feldman) The FBI's latest position on whether or not it was a bomb updated; details given of the search for residue on plane parts that might indicate a bomb, of "sparkling glitter" found on some bodies and of the general problems of investigating a plane crash at sea. [FBI assistant director James KALLSTROM - reviews the possible causes.] [Air safety investigator Rodney WALLIS - comments on the investigation of the Air India crash.]

(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Announcement by President Clinton of new airport security measures detailed. [CLINTON - comments.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Marc Watts) The impact of tighter security measures assessed. [At Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, seven PASSENGERS - offer view on the new security moves.]

Reporter(s):
Feldman, Charles;
Shaw, Bernard;
Sweeney, Fionnuala;
Tuchman, Gary;
Watts, Marc;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:11:50

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