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Iran Crisis / Body Return #65818

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 05, 1980
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(Studio) Bodies of United States servicemen killed during unsuccessful rescue mission in Iran reported being returned soon.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tehran, Iran) Bodies said formally transferred to Swiss, Vatican and International Red Cross; films shown. [Foreign minister Sadegh GHOTBZADEH - says bodies will fly to Zurich tomorrow,] Ghotbzadeh's office reported unable to confirm report of United States helicopters being sighted in desert; details given.

(Studio) Reporter Bob Dyk said ordered to leave Iran tonight; details given. Congress investigation into rescue attempt noted beginning with testimony before House Armed Services Committee today by Colonel Charles Beckwith, cmdr, of rescue unit; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Dyk, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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