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Lexington, Kentucky / Plane Crash / Francis Interview / TWA 800 Crash #841163

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Aug 27, 2006
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The investigation into the crash of Comair Flight 5191, which may have taken off from the wrong runway in Lexington, Kentucky, reviewed. Live interview held with former NTSB vice chairman Bob Francis† about the crash. [From Washington, FRANCIS – explains the analysis of the plane’s voice recorders; speculates on why the pilots were on the wrong runway; says the investigators will be looking at the issue of fatigue; comments on the debris field.] Other deadly commuter jet crashes outlined. Contact information for passengers’ families listed.

(No location given: David Mattingly) The crash of TWA Flight 800 in 1996 recalled; footage, diagrams & video of an NTSB test shown. [NTSB Bob SWAIM†- comments on the pressure rise in the fuel tank.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) More on “CNN Presents No Survivors” noted.

Lin, Carol;
Mattingly, David

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