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Stolen Plane Threat #928065

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 06, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the threat from a stolen plane that flew from Canada to Missouri reported; scenes shown from Missouri.

(Studio: Erica Hill) The timetable for the flight of the stolen plane that was trailed by military jets reviewed; animation & map shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jeanne Meserve) Reports that the pilot has fled after landing, the background of the Canadian man, what the tracking planes do, the possibility of a shootdown discussed; inset scenes shown of a drone machine on the ground approaching the man's car.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with retired airline captain Jim Tilmon & NORAD spokesman Mike Kucharek about the plane. [KUCHAREK - describes the procedure for shooting down a threatening plane in this serious situation.] [TILMON - comments on the lack of security at a general airport & the seriousness of the matter.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Hill, Erica;
Meserve, Jeanne

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