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New York, New York / Hudson River Collision #942665

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 09, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Hoboken: Lisa Stark) The investigation into the midair collision on the Hudson River in New York between a tour helicopter & a small plane featured; scenes from the river of the copter debris being lifted up, of a crash photo & from a flight over the river shown; names listed of the six helicopter & three plane victims; details given about the issue of flight safety in these congestions. [Hoboken police Capt. Anthony ROMANO†- comments on the murky river conditions.] [NTSB Debbie HERSMAN†- talks about the congested air space.] [Pilot Justin GREEN†- comments on the air space problem.]

(Studio: David Muir) 1st Person report from WABC helicopter reporter John Del Giorno†. [DEL GIORNO - talks about the nightmare of a midair collision in this roadway in the sky.]

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Stark, Lisa
Duration:
00:03:50

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