NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 23, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Tapes reported released involving conversations between Denver, Colorado, air traffic controllers and Continental Airline crew prior to crash. Report introduced.
(Denver, Colorado: Roger O'Neil) Continental DC-9 crash reviewed. Tapes discussed. Air traffic controller and pilot quoted on screen. Confusion between tower and crew noted resulting in too much ice on wings before takeoff. Tower and crew quoted on screen. Crew noted not talking about bad weather or trouble with plane. [PASSENGERS - tell fears of flying in bad weather.]
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