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Naval Collision #480502

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 1975
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(Studio) United States Navy searches for victims from collision of cruiser "Belknap" and carrier, "John F. Kennedy" on Mediterranean. 4 killed and 45 hurt. "Belknap" towed in to Sicily port.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Priolo, Italy) "Belknap" shown. Injured flown to naval hospital in Naples. Seriously burned flown to Germany. Drawings show collision.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Naples, Italy) [0S3 Mark LEONARD - tells of confusion when men realized ships were too close and when crash occurred. Ship did change course; would have been cut in 1/2 if didn't. Terrifying experience.] Investigation to be held.
REPORTER: John Dancy

Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John

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