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WGN Channel 9 - NewsNine - "Len O'Connor on Flight 191" (1979)

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Here is Len O'Connor's solemn commentary on that day's tragic event - the crash of American Airlines Flight 191, during the evening's NewsNine telecast on WGN Channel 9. Jack Taylor introduces Mr. O'Connor.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, May 25th 1979 during the 9:00pm to 10:00pm timeframe.

WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News at 10pm - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 3, 1979)

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Here's Part 3 of a special expanded edition of Eyewitness News at 10pm with Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly on WLS Channel 7, dealing almost entirely with the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare Field, the worst air disaster in U.S. history. This also features some other news of the day. Includes:

Joel Daly mentioning other fatal plane crashes in history, including two prior ones at O'Hare (in 1961 and 1968), plus two at Midway Airport (in 1972 and 1961 - he mentioned t...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 6, 1979)

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Here's Part 6 of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 (a DC-10 manufactured by McDonnell-Douglas; scheduled to travel from Chicago to Los Angeles), 1/2 mile northwest of O'Hare Airport. Featuring Joel Daly, Diane Allen, and Jim Gibbons. Includes:

Joel has taken Fahey Flynn's place alongside Diane Allen as a shot of the bank of ambulances and fire trucks at the crash scene is shown on the screen behind them. Joel introduces a video of a hel...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 (a DC-10 manufactured by McDonnell-Douglas; scheduled to travel from Chicago to Los Angeles), 1/2 mile northwest of O'Hare Airport. Featuring Diane Allen and the voice of eyewitness Bruce Zupek. Includes:

News Bulletin bumper slide (voiceover by Janice Gears Kos)

Diane Allen is on the phone with Bruce Zupek, a private pilot who was an eyewitness to the crash as he...

ABC Network - World News Tonight - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of a complete edition (with commercials) of ABC's World News Tonight with Peter Jennings in London and Max Robinson in Washington (Frank Reynolds was on vacation), from the day of the worst air disaster in U.S. history, the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 just outside Chicago's O'Hare Airport. Featuring Ron Miller. Includes:

Opening title segment (theme by Robert Israel for Score Productions) (voiceover by Bill Rice)

Max Robinson lead...

WMAQ Channel 5/NBC Network - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of continuing coverage from WMAQ Channel 5 and the NBC Network of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare Field, the worst air disaster in U.S. history; this features Jim Ruddle and Jim Tilmon, with NBC News coverage from Chuck Scarborough (longtime anchor at WNBC Channel 4 in New York, having worked there nonstop since 1974), featuring Jim Cummins, Fred Briggs and Heidi Schulman. Includes:

The tail end of NewsCenter5 at 10pm with Jim Ruddle, a...

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 - "The Crash of Flight 191 - The Day After" (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's more coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare Field, the worst air disaster in U.S. history; this is Part 2 (the last part) of a special edition of NewsCenter5 with Mike Jackson and Carol Marin from the day after the crash. Featuring Lynne Scott, Barry Kaufman, Stephen Ray, Jim Tilmon and Bonnie DeVries. Includes:

Mike Jackson describes the grim task county medical examiners have in identifying the bodies pulled from the wreckage of Flight...

WLS Channel 7 - Eyewitness News at 10pm - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 2, 1979)

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Here's Part 2 of a special expanded edition of Eyewitness News at 10pm with Fahey Flynn and Joel Daly on WLS Channel 7, dealing almost entirely with the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare Field, the worst air disaster in U.S. history. Featuring Vivian Rosenberg and John Culea. Includes:

Tape coming in as Joel Daly mentions that only two people - both on the ground - were injured; one was being treated at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, ...

WLS Channel 7 - News Bulletin - "The Crash of Flight 191" (Part 1, 1979)

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Here's Part 1 of WLS Channel 7's news coverage of the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 (a DC-10 manufactured by McDonnell-Douglas; scheduled to travel from Chicago to Los Angeles), 1/2 mile northwest of O'Hare Airport. Featuring Diane Allen, Peter Karl and Eastern Airlines pilot Ed Marino. Includes:

Continuing live shots of the smoldering fire that consumed the plane (from Higgins & Elmhurst in Elk Grove Village), with ongoing commentary by Diane Allen; we see the live r...