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Florida Train Derailment Sabotage #498117

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 03, 1978
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(Studio) National Trans. Safety Board's decision that sabotage caused last Sunday's Florida train derailment noted. Film shown. Possibility of murder charge in connection with derailment detailed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Safety Board acting director Kay BAILEY - has spoken with FBI director William Webster and reports FBI plans to begin probe.] Details of misalignment of track near Youngstown, Florida, given.
REPORTER: Jackson Bain

(Studio) Effects of accident on Youngstown reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Youngstown, Florida) Train engineer's report with regard to track stated. [Safety Board spokesperson John BAKEMAN - cites board's consideration that someone removed bolts holding rail together.] Earlier suspected sabotage along same area of track with another Bay Line train, and FBI investigation, noted.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Studio) Board announcement on reason for derailment at Waverly, Tennessee, stated. Upcoming Segment 3 report outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bain, Jackson;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley

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