NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 06, 1983
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(Studio) Implications for United States air defense of recent downing of Korean Air Lines flight 007 by USSR noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(DC) United States Air Force reported declassifying its procedure on intercepting USSR planes in United States airspace to illustrate United States response in situations similar to that resulting in KAL incident; testimony by Alaska air command official Lieutenant General Bruce Brown featured. United States Air Force photos shown. [BROWN - explains routine procedure.] [Senator Frank MURKOWSKI - questions United States Air Force's response in hypothetical situation.] [BROWN - responds.] Parameters of air force's procedure considered.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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