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New York, New York / High-Rise Plane Crash / Lidle Death #846680

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 11, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Byron Pitts) The panic in New York City when a plane flown by New York Yankees baseball player Cory Lidle†, who was killed, crashed into a New York City high-rise building featured; scenes shown of the burning building & the terrorism task force; animation shown. [Witnesses MAN, WOMAN, Marla KAUFMAN†† - describe what happened.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG- states there is nothing to suggest terrorism.] Lidle‚Äôs family discussed.

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The federal response to the crash reviewed; map shown of cities where fighter jets were scrambled; details given about FAA flight rules.

(Studio: Katie Couric) The crash of an Army B-25 bomber into the Empire State Building in 1945 noted; photos shown.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Pitts, Byron;
Orr, Bob
Duration:
00:04:50

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