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Hawaii / Aloha Airlines Accident #562316

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced

(Maui, Hawaii: Robert Hager) Investigators reported asserting structural weakness caused fuselage to tear away in flight of Aloha Airlines jet; details given, scenes shown. Federal Aviation Administration inspection discussed. Survivor Bob Nichols shown with wife Jan and daughter Shane. Nichols' pictures of craft shortly after landing shown. [NICHOLS - reads diary scribbled while plane descending.] Details of plane's landing given and compared to Nichols' diary.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:20

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