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Pan Am Plane Crash / Bomb Threats #560500

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 30, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Guardians of the Islamic Revolution reported making telephone bomb threat against Americans traveling abroad if son of former Shah of Iran is not deported from US. Guardians noted claiming responsibility for bombing of Pan Am flight 103. Radical Palestinian group noted also making bomb threats. Report introduced.

(DC: John Dancy) Tightened Asian airport security resulting from threats and bombing reported Threat noted made to Indian government [State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - comments on FAA's response to threats.] Federal Aviation Administration warning re: threat made December 30 quoted on screen. Guerrillas, led by Abu Musa, quoted with regard to planned attack upon plane in Pacific. Japan Air Lines spokesperson quoted re: upgraded security [Japan Air Lines spokesperson Ken MORIMOTO - comments on security and threat.] [PASSENGERS - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Dancy, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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