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Iraq / Helicopter Crash / Pre-Election Violence #778140

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005
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(Amman: Brian Williams) The deadliest single day for US troops in Iraq, with deaths in a helicopter crash and separate attacks, reviewed; characteristics of the CH-53E Super Stallion that went down outlined.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The helicopter crash near Rutbah and the worsening violence throughout Iraq featured; scenes shown from the sites of bombings & ambushes in Kirkuk, Baquba & Baghdad. [1st Marine Expeditionary Force Lt. Gen. John SATTLER†- comments on the crash.] [In his White House press conference, President BUSH – says we weep & mourn when soldiers lose their life.] [Military analyst Loren THOMPSON†- explains the problem of helicopters flying low.]

(Amman: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Fears that the violence could increase featured; details given of ideas to accelerate training of Iraqi forces and of plans to establish a permanent US military presence. [US Central Command commander Gen. John ABIZAID†- predicts the insurgents will continue to fight after the elections.] [Retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY†- warns of a civil war in the middle of the world’s principal source of oil & natural gas.]

(Amman: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Camp Pendleton, California: James Hattori) Mourning at Camp Pendleton & the town of Oceanside, California, for the soldiers lost in the helicopter crash featured. [Oceanside RESIDENT – comments.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Hattori, James
Duration:
00:06:30

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