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Mideast / Israel, Libya, Lebanon #468804

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 21, 1973
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(Studio) Libyan airplane shot down by Israeli fighter planes. Liner had strayed over Sinai during storm. Reports indicate more than 70 killed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli sources say Israeli plane tried unsuccessfully to warn passenger plane by radio and then by firing warning shots. Arab guerrillas have threatened to fill passenger plane with explosives and crash it into military target. Plane flew over military airfield. Incident sets grim mood for Prime Min. Golda Meir's Washington, DC visit next week
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Incident occurred shortly after Israeli commandos returned from raid deep into Lebanon. Raid was against hideouts of Arab terrorists responsible for attacks on Tel Aviv airport and Munich Olympic members
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli target was base for members Black September terrorists. [Chief of Staff General David ELAZAR - says raid important]
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Arab world very upset over Libyan and Lebanese incidents.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John

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