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Sioux City, Iowa / Plane Crash / Flight Recording #570193

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 1989
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(Studio: Deborah Norville) Federal Aviation Administration reported releasing cockpit audiotape retrieved from wreckage of United Airlines Flight 232 in Sioux City, Iowa. Report introduced.

(DC: Jamie Gangel) Audio of cockpit crew conversation with tower controllers broadcast while scenes of crash shown; Captain Al Haynes and air traffic controller Kevin Bachman quoted on screen. [BACHMAN - describes scene.] Cause of crash noted still unknown.

(Studio: Deborah Norville) Trans. Secretary Sam. Skinner quoted with regard to possible causes of crash.

Gangel, Jamie;
Norville, Deborah

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