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Scotland / Pan Am Plane Crash / Terrorist Speculations #560347

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 22, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Claim by group, Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, that plane was sabotaged in retaliation for downing of Iranian Airbus by USS Vincennes reported

(DC: Fred Francis) Speculations by United States intelligence agencies about which terrorist orgs. might have bombed plane discussed; details given, scenes shown of Iran's revolutionary guards; photos shown of radical Palestinian terrorist Abu Nidal, who threatened terrorist attack to embarrass mainstream Palestinians; of Islamic Jihad, who may be involved in kidnapping of Americans in Lebanon.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred
Duration:
00:02:50

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