NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Crash noted heightening concern with regard to DC-10; last week's crash in Sioux City, Iowa, mentioned. Report introduced.
(Sioux City, Iowa: Robert Hager) Airlines Passengers Association reported urging government to ground DC-10 fleet. [APA chairperson James DUNNE - comments.] No. of DC- 10s involved in crashes illustration Other crashes of DC-10s recalled; scenes shown. [Former FAAdir. Don. ENGEN - says grounding of fleet is not answer.] [McDonnell Douglas spokesperson Dale WARREN - comments.] Investigators reported searching for parts of DC-10 that crashed in Iowa. Representative John Dingell recalled inquiring if General Elec. had purchased airplane parts rejected by Air Force.
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