NBC Evening News for Friday, May 29, 1981
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(Studio) USS Nimitz reported preparing for return to sea following recent accident on its flight deck; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Norfolk, Virginia) Tuesday's casualties said primarily due to fire-fighting efforts. [Crewmen Steve LAMB, Steve MURRAY - describe scene.] Navy photos shown; details given. [Captain Joseph BOLAND - explains why such casualties are expected.] [Vice Admiral Ceo KINNEAR - notes pilot that crashed was on his 1st cruise.] Nimitz said leaving tomorrow.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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