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Jet Crash / California #634

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 22, 1968
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(Studio) Japanese airliner crashes into San Francisco bay.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(San Francisco, California) No 1 aboard jet hurt. Jet shown in bay. Passengers paddled to shore in life rafts. No fires.
REPORTER: John Davenport

(San Francisco, California) [WOMAN - heard cracking noise and plane hit water.] [MAN - says came in low and all of a sudden, in water.] 6 children on board
REPORTER: Keith Monet

(San Francisco, California) Captain last 1 to leave jet. Directs rescue operation.
REPORTER: John Davenport

(San Francisco, California) [EYEWITNESS - knew jet was low. Knew he wasn't going to make it. Came in beautifully.]
REPORTER: Modelle Carey

(San Francisco, California) Fire Department says no-injury crash was 1 million to 1 shot. Bird on nose symbolizes good luck.
REPORTER: John Davenport

Carey, Modelle;
Davenport, John;
Donaldson, Sam;
Monet, Keith

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