NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 05, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Death and injury toll from Pan Am flight 73 hijacking in Karachi, Pakistan, reported Takeover's end outlined; scenes, photos shown.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Apparent circumstances of hijacking and its end reviewed; illustrations shown. [PASSENGER - describes scene.] Murder of American Rajesh Kumar noted. [Pakistani official Khurshid Manwar MIRZA - relates hijackers' demands.] [Pan Am spokesperson Martin SHUGRUE - describes hijacking's end.] [Voice of survivor Catherine DUMAS - describes scene.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) FAA's recent praise of Karachi airport security measures recalled.
(Karachi, Pakistan: Keith Miller) (Audio report) Current atmosphere at airport and Pakistani security forces' assessment of their performance discussed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [Press spokesperson Larry SPEAKES - condemns hijacking.] US officials said in contact with Pakistani security forces throughout incident.
(Santa Barbara, California: Chris Wallace) Admin.'s support for Pakistan's efforts discussed; indications that Libya's Muammar el-Kadhafi is rebuilding terrorist network since United States raid on Tripoli noted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Jim Miklaszewski) United States military preparations for possible intervention in hijacking discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Terrorism expert Robert KUPPERMAN - believes United States would have bombed Beirut airport if necessary to prevent Pan Am's landing.] [Terrorism expert Brian JENKINS - cites new trend in international terrorism.]