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Scotland / Pan Am Plane Crash / Investigation #560408

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 26, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Hager) Investigators reported attempting to determine cause of Pan Am plane crash in Lockerbie, Scotland. British investigators reported finding suitcase and debris that appear to have been damaged by bomb. Bomb explosion and structural damage theories illustration [British transportation department spokesperson Penny RUSSELL-SMITH - comments on situation.] [Ex-Federal Aviation Administration administration Don. ENGEN - believes bomb caused crash.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Lockerbie, Scotland: Mike Boettcher) Search teams shown looking for bodies and wreckage here. [Crash investigator Paul NEWELL - says not all bodies will be recovered.] [Victim's brother Bert AMMERMAN - urges United States to adopt Israeli methods of dealing with terrorists if crash was caused by bomb.] [Voice of Reverend Patrick KEEGAN - consoles victims' families.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Chung, Connie;
Hager, Robert

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