Eastern 980 ‘Flight Recorder’ Tape Actually A TV Show

Credit: NTSB
WASHINGTON—Portions of magnetic tape found by two U.S. citizens last summer, and thought to hold answers as to why Eastern Air Lines Flight 980 might have slammed into a mountain in Bolivia in 1985, turned out to be a recording of a 1966 TV show. In a Feb. 7 statement, the NTSB said the tape...

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