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Newfoundland / Military Plane Crash #541224

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 12, 1985
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(Studio) Death toll from crash of chartered United States military plane in Gander, Newfoundland, reported; flight noted en route to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, from Sinai tour.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Gander, Newfoundland) Apparent circumstances of crash examined; scenes shown. [Hedley GILL - describes crash.] Status of investigation outlined.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) Army's hotline telephone number reported on screen.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Fort Campbell, Kentucky) Reaction here to disaster featured; scenes shown. [Major Jim GLEISBURG - notes families' ordeal.] 101st Airborne's role in WW II and Vietnam, as well as Sinai, reviewed. [Major General Burton PATRICK - anticipates long-ranging impact on division]
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Studio) 1985 air disasters reviewed; details outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom;
Jones, Kenley

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