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Colorado / Mine Accident #516233

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 16, 1981
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(Studio) Accident in Colorado coal mine near Redstone reported; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Redstone, Colorado) Circumstances surrounding accident at Dutch Creek number 1 mine examined; films shown. [Miner David CHIARELLO - describes scene.] Mid-Continent Resources Company, owners of mine, said unable to determine cause of explosion until area is cleared; 1965 explosion in same mine recalled. [Company vice president Robert DELANEY - discusses possible cause.] Apparent delay in rescue team reaching trapped miners today noted.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs (KOA-TV newstape)

(Studio) Problems faced by rescue team mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John

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