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New York, New York / High-rise Plane Crash #841276

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 11, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The crash in New York City of a plane piloted by New York Yankees baseball player Cory Lidle reported; scenes shown of the high-rise building on fire.

(New York: Dan Harris) The plane crash featured; map, diagram & building shown. [Four WITNESSES; New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†- describe what happened.] The question of the cause of the crash discussed.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The response to the plane crash introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The Department of Homeland Security's precautionary reaction to the crash examined; details given of the 9/11 commission findings on general aviation security. [The Olson Group Kyle OLSON†- comments on a 9/11 scenario.] [Aircraft Owners & Pilots Assn. president Phil BOYER†- says we cannot protect against any terrorism action.] [Voice of Representative Peter KING†- says this could have been a disaster.]

Gibson, Charles;
Harris, Dan;
Stark, Lisa

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