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New York, New York / Plane Crash / Flight 587 #654875

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in a New York City neighborhood featured; scenes shown of smoke, fire and debris in the Rockaway Beach section of Queens. [AMR chairman and CEO Don CARTY - calls this a sad day.] [Two WITNESSES - describe what happened.] [New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI - says the plane landed in one small area.] [Governor George PATAKI - comments on what the pilot may have done.]

(Washington: Kathleen Koch) The investigation of the crash of the Airbus plane after takeoff featured; map shown of the debris field. [WITNESS - describes what happened.] [Former NTSB chairman Jim HALL - says the plane is designed to fly on one engine.] [NTSB chairwoman Marion BLAKEY - says we are committed to a full investigation.] [Former NTSB managing director Peter GOELZ - explains how the engines will be investigated.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(White House: John King) The administration's reaction to the plane crash reviewed. [With former South African President Nelson Mandela, President BUSH - assures the people of New York City that we will investigate.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER - says {terrorism} has not been ruled out.] Actions taken by Homeland Security director Tom Ridge outlined.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Rockaway, Queens: Brian Cabell) The impact of the plane crash on the community of Rockaway, Queens, which lost people in the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, featured. [Assemblywoman Audrey PFEFFER, residents Marianne GAUVARD, Gail ALLEN, Jeff CASPI - grieve for the neighborhood; worry about the planes.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Cabell, Brian;
King, John;
Koch, Kathleen
Duration:
00:13:20

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