NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 10, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(No location given: Roger O'Neil) Self-made millionaire and thrill-seeker Steve Fossett's forced landing of his balloon due to system failure shown. [FOSSETT - comments on his forced landing in Saint John, Canada.] His takeoff and brief journey outlined. [Before the flight, FOSSETT - worries about the equipment.] [Friend Jim COLE, project manager Bo KEMPER - comment on Fossett.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Discussion with Fawcett and British entrepreneur Richard Branson concerning Fossett's brief flight and Branson's upcoming attempt to fly around the world presented. [FOSSETT - tells about the problems of his flight.] [BRANSON - talks about his upcoming attempt.]