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Kennedy / Plane Crash / Piper Saratoga #630396

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Hyannisport, Massachusetts: Robert Hager) The disappearance of the plane in which John F. Kennedy, Junior, wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette were flying featured; details given of the investigation into the accident reported. [NTSB Robert PEARCE - calculates the rate of descent.] [Flight instructor Dan PELAQUIN - says it is hard to see the horizon over the water.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) The Piper Saratoga, the plane which Kennedy was flying, examined. [Pilot John DeJORES - says the Saratoga is a serious machine.] [Pilot Jim TILLMAN - says Kennedy's qualifications were minimal.] [Over Lake Michigan, flight instructor Christian KARNOFF - says pilots can't always tell when they go in a dive.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The release of a public statement from the Kennedy family concerning John, Junior's death reported.

(Hyannisport, Massachusetts: Anne Thompson) Concerns about Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, the last surviving child of President John F. Kennedy, examined; scenes shown from Caroline's life. ["Kennedy Women" author Lawrence LEAMER - calls Caroline's loss "beyond imagination".] ["People" magazine managing editor Carol WALLACE - says Caroline did not want people close to her because of her name.] [Newspaper reporter Justo SANCHEZ - says Caroline has inherited the "Camelot" legacy.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The release of a public statement from the Bessette family concerning the loss of daughters Carolyn and Lauren reported.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The lives of Carolyn Bessette Kennedy and Lauren Bessette examined. [Family friend Grant STINCHFIELD - talks about the deaths of their daughters and son-in-law.] [Morgan Stanley Asia Limited Michael BERCHTOLD - talks about Lauren's business life.] [High school friend Debbie LAMOUREAUX - says people wanted to be with Carolyn.] [Former colleague Paul WILMOT, long-time Kennedy friend John Philip BARLOW - talk about Carolyn's dealings with the paparazzi.]

Avila, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Thompson, Anne

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