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Oregon / Mt. Hood Search / Survival #853059

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Hood River, Oregon: Kerry Sanders) The desperate search on Oregon’s Mt. Hood for climbers Brian Hall and Jerry Cooke after the body of their friend Kelly James was found reviewed; animation and scenes of the rescue effort, including a Black Hawk helicopter, shown. [Brother Frank JAMES†- talks about Kelly.] [Sister Angela HALL†- says prayers need to be stronger.] [Oregon National Guard Col. David GREENWOOD†, Hood River County Sheriff Joe WAMPLER†- comment on the search.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Hood River: Peter Alexander) Survival in the extreme conditions on Mt. Hood featured; details given about snow caves. [Survival instructor Bob BROWNBACK††- comments on the men being up there 9 days.] [Mt. Hood survivor Randy KNAPP††- says we knew we were going to get out.]

Williams, Brian;
Sanders, Kerry;
Alexander, Peter

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