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B-1 Crash / Follow-Up #538950

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Palmdale, California) Investigation into yesterday's crash of B-1 bomber resulting in death and injuries examined; United States Air Force's preliminary findings considered. Films shown. Condition of Major Richard Reynolds and Captain Otto Waniczek described; cause of death of Rockwell test pilot Doug Benefield said being withheld. [April 11, BENEFIELD - cites riskiness of his profession.] Size of Rockwell's defense contract for B-1s discussed; next Tuesday's scheduled unveiling of plane said not canceled. Focus of opposition to B-1 reviewed.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Oliver, Don;
Palmer, John

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