ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 01, 1978
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(Studio) Crash of Continental Airlines jet on takeoff to Honolulu from Los Angeles noted.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(No location given) Details of crash and injuries given. Safety of inflatable escape chutes questioned. [Fire department captain Bob ENGEL - saw no chutes that had deployed properly.] [Witness Fred PHIEFER, Junior - describes scene.]
REPORTER: Bill Redeker
(Los Angeles, California) Report on passengers involved in crash; injured are taken to hospitals. around Los Angeles Airport. [PASSENGERS - describe experiences and reactions; one man will go back to Hot Springs, Arkansas.] For many, this was vacation to Hawaii.
REPORTER: Tom Schell
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