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Terrorism / Plane Bomb Plot #963644

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 25, 2009
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) A bombing attempt on Delta/Northwest Flight 253 as it approached Detroit this Christmas day introduced; map shown; White House statement quoted.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The investigation into the bomb plot by Nigerian Umar Abdulmutallab†† reviewed; details given of his claim to be connected to Al Qaeda; scenes shown of a bomb-disabling robot at the plane. [2 PASSENGERS - describe what happened.] [Voice of former NTSB director Peter GOELZ†- comments on questions about how explosives got on board.] The lifting of the ban on lighters on planes last August noted.

(Studio: Jeff Glor; no location given: Bob Orr) The FBI’s investigation, why Abdulmutallab’s was allowed on the plane and the impact on aviation security discussed.

(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(Honolulu: Chip Reid) President Obama’s response to the attempted terrorist attack while he is in Hawaii for Christmas featured.

Reporter(s):
Glor, Jeff;
Axelrod, Jim;
Orr, Bob;
Reid, Chip
Duration:
00:06:20

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