NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Hager) Boeing 707 reported crashing on island of Santa Maria in the Azores; details given, scenes shown. Plane's route illustration; reasons for crash speculated. Company noted Tennessee-based Indep. Air. [Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Jack BARKER, company pres. A.L. PITTMAN - says plane was safe.] Recent government inspection of charter airlines recalled.
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