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Iraq / Helicopter Collision / Clarksville, Tennessee #742002

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 16, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Kerry Sanders) The Saturday collision of two Black Hawk helicopters near Mosul, Iraq, featured; scenes shown from the wreckage site; animation shown of the different eyewitness accounts of what happened; details given about the string of downed choppers. [President BUSH - calls it a "sad day."] [NBC military analyst Lt. Col. Rick FRANCONA†- explains why the use of helicopters will continue.] [Army 1st Armored Division Lt. Col. Jim SCHROTE†- comments.] A new audiotape claiming to be the voice of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein noted.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Clarksville, Tennessee: Don Teague) The emotional toll on the military community around Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, following the helicopter collison featured; scenes shown from Clarksville, Tennessee. [Residents Bill RAE†, two PEOPLE, retired Army WOMAN; at the travelling Vietnam War memorial Andy SANFORD, Bill McNUTT†- comment.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Sanders, Kerry;
Teague, Don

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