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Hurricane Rita / Hurricane Hunters #803775

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 22, 2005
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(Houston: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Dobbins Air Base, Marietta, Georgia: David Kerley) The veteran hurricane hunters headed for the Gulf of Mexico featured; scenes shown from inside the plane, the clouds & the waves below; details given of the information gathered about the storm. [Navigator Lt. Col. John SHANNON†, C-130 pilot Maj. Ken OSTRAT†, weather officer Maj. John GALLAGHER†- talk about the rough ride into the eye of the storm & the information learned about the strength of Hurricane Rita.]

(Houston: Charles Gibson) The impact of the storm on the oil production of the Gulf of Mexico noted; statistics cited.

Gibson, Charles;
Kerley, David

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