NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States Air Force A-10 jet reported crashing in Remscheid, West Germany. Report introduced.
(Frankfurt, West Germany: Mike Boettcher) Jet noted on low-level training mission; details given, scenes shown. Air show tragedy in Ramstein, West Germany, recalled; scenes shown. [W. GERMAN - (thru translator) says Americans should leave Germany.] [United States Air Force general Bruce LOTZBIRE - says NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) forces must train.] USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's troop reduction plan noted pressuring NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) to do likewise. [Defense minister Rupert SHOLZ - comments on situation.] German government reported banning all low-level military flights until after Christmas.