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Iraq / Helicopter Downing / Pentagon View #741410

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Tikrit: Nic Robertson) The downing of a third American helicopter with more dead soldiers in Tikrit, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of a night show of force by the US & the site of the copter crash; details recalled of the two previous copter downings. [SOLDIER - comments.] [Female SOLDIER - comments on the copter crash.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The view from the Pentagon of the downing of the Black Hawk helicopter featured; diagram shown of a copter being hit by a rocket-propelled grenade {RPG}; details given about visiting Army JAG Maj. Gen. Thomas Romig†, who was on a second helicopter that was not hit. The question of whether the enemy knew this general was on the copter discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Robertson, Nic;
McIntyre, Jamie

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