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Newfoundland Crash Aftermath #93663

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 14, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(Gander, Newfoundland) Investigation into crash of Arrow Air charter flight here carrying 101st Airborne unit examined; scenes shown. [Canadian aviation safety board spokesperson Dave OWEN - denies fuel contamination was cause.] [Bd. member Peter BOAG - hopes useful information from flight recorder will be available.] Details under scrutiny by investigators discussed. [Captain Larry MARTIN - recalls incident recently involving same plane.] [BOAG - feels plane's weight and balance were all right.] Identifiable remains said being sent to Dover Air Force Base for autopsies.
REPORTER: Stone Phillips

(Fort Campbell, Kentucky) Community's reaction to deaths of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, unit featured; scenes shown. [Major General Burton PATRICK - notes area's emotional support for victims' families.] [Major Jim GLEISBERG - explains Army's delay in officially notifying families.] [Howard BRILYA - reacts to probability of son William's death.]
REPORTER: Joe Spencer

(Studio) Call by Senators Albert Gore and James Sasser for Congress investigation into military's use of commercial airlines to transport troops discussed.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

Phillips, Stone;
Spencer, Joe;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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