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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Rig Explosion #963869

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Miami: Kelly Cobiella) An explosion on a giant oil rig {Deepwater Horizon} in the Gulf of Mexico featured; scenes & photos of flames & the injured being airlifted & diagrams of the platform shown; details given of the search for missing workers & the dangers of the job. [Coast Guard R/Adm. Mary LANDRY†- comments on search & rescue.] [Transocean Adrian ROSE†- describes the injuries.] The possibility some of the oil workers may have survived in the water discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Cobiella, Kelly
Duration:
00:03:10

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