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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / USAir Flight 427 Crash #602216

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 09, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Hopewell, Pennsylvania: Robert Hager) The investigation into the crash of USAir Flight 427 outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, featured; aerial scenes shown of the crash site; diagrams shown. [EYEWITNESS - describes what happened.] [Lieutenant Governor Mark SINGEL - says it's a scene of carnage.] The possible causes of the crash reviewed and compared to the March 3, 1991, crash of a 737 at Colorado Springs, Colorado. [USAir chairman and president Seth SCHOFIELD - defends USAir.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Hopewell, Pennsylvania: Bob Faw) The human tragedy of Flight 427 examined; photos shown of some passengers. [Victims' HUSBAND, FRIEND, father James McSHERRY - express their loss.] [WITNESS - comments.] [Psychologist Dr. Anthony MANNARINO - talks about the trauma for rescue workers.] [President CLINTON - calls for a moment of silence.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) The problems facing USAir with its fifth crash in five years featured; USAir's four previous crashes, financial difficulties and union problems reviewed. [PASSENGER - expresses fear.] [USAir vice president David SHIPLEY - denies continuity in the accidents.] [Natwest Securities Michael DERCHIN - cites USAir's financial losses.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Faw, Bob;
Hager, Robert;
Jensen, Mike

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