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Sioux City, Iowa / Plane Crash #569714

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 22, 1989
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(Studio: Cassandra Clayton) Updating of figs. on those who died and those who survived crash in Sioux City, Iowa, of United Airlines Flight 232 noted. Report introduced.

(Sioux City, Iowa: Robert Hager) Description of what happened to plane prior to its crash featured; animation shown; details given of role of off- duty pilot Denny Fitch in aiding plane's Captain A.C. Haynes in landing plane. [NTSB James BURNETT - explains how Fitch helped to control plane by using engines.] Scenes shown of airport and of crash. [Passenger Tom EILERS - quotes what captain told passengers.]

(Studio: Cassandra Clayton) Train carrying survivors of plane crash reported hitting boy on tracks near Sheldon, Iowa.

Reporter(s):
Clayton, Cassandra;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:03:30

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