NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 14, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introduced.
(Miami: Robert Hager) The investigation into the cause of the crash of ValuJet Flight 592 into the Florida Everglades featured; scenes shown from the swampy accident site and information gained from the flight data recorder outlined. [Former Valujet flight attendant Joseph LEMONTICO - comments on Valujet's safety shortcuts.] [Senator Ted STEVENS - excoriates Inspector General Mary Schiavo's for her honest statements about Valujet.] The FAA's pledge to hire 91 new inspectors noted. [Federal Aviation Administration administrator David HINSON - defends the industry.]
(The Florida Everglades: Kerry Sanders) Grieving Valujet victims' loved ones featured. [Co-pilot's relative Evelyn WILSON, victim's fiancee Dionne McCLAIN, Reverend Freeman WASH, Victoria COMET, Dade Company police Lieutenant Glen KAY - comment on their grief and lack of closure due to the missing remains.]