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Iceland / Volcano / Airline Flights #970973

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Hvolsvollur, Iceland: Chris Jansing) A look inside the volcano that is erupting in Iceland presented; scenes shown of the ash plume and magma. [Volcanologist Rikke PEDERSEN††- comments.] [University of Iceland Magnus TUMI†- says it’s difficult to predict how it will behave.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(London: Dawna Friesen) The reopening of airports in Europe featured; scenes shown of passengers who are still stranded, including a church group stuck in Israel; details given about the priorities for re-booking flights. [Passengers MAN, Donna MURPHY‡– comment.] [British Airports Authority Nick CULLEN†- says we have passengers, aircraft and crew in the wrong places.] [In Frankfurt, Germany, New Jersey tourist Don SASSON†- comments.] Cost to the airlines noted.

Williams, Brian;
Jansing, Chris;
Friesen, Dawna

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