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Tenerife Plane Crash #492852

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 1977
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(Studio) Known details with regard to Pan American -KLM jet crash on Canary Island noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Tenerife, Canary Island) Still isn't known what caused crash; Dutch authorities blame air traffic controller and Spanish authorities blame KLM pilot. Tape recordings of pilots' conversations should aid in finding cause. Survivors tell what happened. [Patricia DANIEL - describes crash.] [Lynda DANIEL - describes experience.] [Ed HESS - describes experience.]
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Pan American flight's recorder on way to Washington, DC for analysis; Spanish hold control tower tapes. Most American victims from California.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Los Angeles, California) Some of passengers lived at Leisure World retirement community in Laguna Hills, California; some survivors call families after crash. Bernice Batten's daughter, Joan Holt, called her in San Diego. [BATTEN - quotes conversation with daughter.] Los Angeles International Airport was boarding site for fated group.
REPORTER: Roy Neal (KGTV newsfilm, San Diego)

Brinkley, David;
Burrington, David;
Neal, Roy

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