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Times-News (Newspaper) - October 27, 1986, Twin Falls, Idaho Leroy profiled Hispanics urged to vote B3 Broncos bust the Hawks Cl O K I Passenger plane lands safely after Inge Thai jet drops feet 62 hurt By the Associated Press TOKYO A Thai Airways Airbus with 247 people aboard plung ed almost feet Sunday night after suddenly losing cabin pressure over southwestern and 62 people were injured before the air craft landed safely at Osaka authorities Of the 14 people were hospitalized with serious injuries and one was in critical Osaka police said Monday Police earlier reported that 63 peo ple had been injured during the 40 minute Contras may be trained in By GEORGE The Washington Post WASHINGTON The Reagan administration has tentatively decided to train Nicaraguan contra troops in the United States after Costa El Salvador and Hon duras objected to use of their ter officials said The Air Force and Marine Corps have been directed to make detailed recommendations for suitable training sites in the United sources They have been told the site must be remote to minimize adverse publicity and citi zen Although Fort Benning in Colum has been used to train Salvadoran unit leaders and would be ideal in many military sources said this site has too high a public Air Force bases away from population centers are the leading officials although they would not specify which one is now at the top of the The administration tried to per suade several Latin American gov to allow use of their ter officials but ran into op position in Costa El Savador and Governments there did not want to invite retaliation from the Sandinista government of sources As military leaders zero in on See CONTRAS on Page A2 Japanese news reports said Flight en route to Osaka from made the emergency dive following what passengers described as a big Passengers said a white mist poured into the cabin throughout the A revealed half the rear pressure which separates the pressurized cabin from the tail was severely Osaka Prefectural Police spokesman Masayuki Miyaguchi Investigators also found a hole one yard in diameter on the rear bottom outside the which was pur chased by the Thai flag carrier and made operational only three weeks Two of the four toilets in the rear section also were he The Japanese news agency NHK and other news reports quoted passengers as saying many were thrown from their seats and flung against the walls and ceiling as the plane plunged toward Oxygen masks came down from the ceiling and passengers were told to wear life they Shoes and bags flew and stewardesses fell to the floor while the plane swayed they It was just like The im pact of the bang and sion was so sharp I thought all the windows were going to be knocked one Many wrote wills on their news reports The jetliner was on a no seatbelt flight at an altitude of feet above the Japanese island of Shikoku when the accident oc cured at 8 6 EDT Sun It made a successful landing at Osaka 40 minutes The Thai Airways flight was orig scheduled to arrive at Osaka Airport at but it was flying a behind Tokuo Nakajima of the Transport Ministry Airport authorities cleared Run way B and fire trucks and am were standing by when the zigzagging land News reports said the passengers cheered wildly when the aircraft stopped at the end of the It was not immediately clear what caused the failure of the pressure bulkhead and the Transport Ministry and police in were to conduct a detailed study of the damaged air craft police officials The accident resembled worst disaster last year when a Japan Air Lines jumbo jet with 524 people aboard crashed into a central Japan killing all but four on While drawing no definite in suggest the possibility of a rupture in the rear pressure In that Japanese gov investigators focused on the Boeing faulty repairs on the bulkhead following a 1978 acci dent in which the aircraft scraped the According to that the faulty repairs eventually caused metal fatigue on the bulkhead which in turn led to the failure of the wall after thousands of takeoffs and Pressurized air rushed through the rupture and into the tail damaging the planes flight Peace for one day Pope calls for 24hour worldwide truce By SAMUEL KOO The Associated Press Italy Pope John Paul greeted Sunday by thou sands of people singing We Shall call for a worldwide truce Monday may seem Utopian to some but not to those who believe in The pope condemned what he call ed the culture of contempt which regards other cultures as insignificant and Such an he leads to a culture of a culture of violence and a culture of The pope has called on warring factions everywhere to lay down their arms for 24 hours He was scheduled to spend Monday in 15 miles from this central Italian to pray and fast for nine hours along with leaders of 11 other Security was tightened noticeably in Assisi after protesters shouting antipope obscenities hurled stones and broke stained glass in a small church in the town center early Sun The Antonio director of the office set up in Assisi for the journalists covering Mondays reported that police said seven men in two cars drove up to the church and shouted for several minutes be fore No arrests were Italian authorities have deployed some policemen for security detail in which was bustling with residents and about tourists and journal Sharpshooters were posted on television monitors install with medieval buildings and chur thousands of people lined the streets Sunday to hear the In the central Piazza IV Novem the pope was greeted by about people waving handkerchiefs in Among those accepting the appeal were the warring factions in Lebanon the main Contra guerrilla guerrillas in El Salvador and ed on street corners and the town center of pink stone houses and churches was closed to In a historic city adorned various A group of American students led the crowd in singing We Shall Overcome in No one can hide the great dif of our time holding entire humanity in bondage of great said the standing under a canopy on the steps of the of San Lorenzo overlooking the The prayer gathering in Assisi is for peace and It may seem as Utopian to but it is not so for all those who for those who take God and His words He stressed the churchs commit ment to promoting an authentic spontaneous and true In the pope made seven ap in a city of Central to his speeches was a call for reconciliation among diverse cultures and a respect for the dignity of He said people must choose be tween good and and that in dividualism and the selfish pursuit of national interests should make way for fraternal solidarity and The pope urged bishops and priests to undertake a more vigorous effort to help troubled families who are painfully involved in the growing storm of divorces and Vatican said they were heartened by the responses from governments and in surgent groups to the popes call for an international The officials said based on See POPE on Page A2 go to select group By NORMAN BLACK The Associated Press WASHINGTON The billions of dollars the gov is spending on President Reagans Star Wars initiative is going to a handful of defense contractors and a new study More than 90 percent of the Star Wars contracts awarded in fiscal 1985 and 1986 went to contractors in states with senators who sit on the two key Senate committees that vote funds for the said the study by the Council on Economic Its pork barrel politics at said Alice Tep per president of the which has issued several studies critical of the Strategic Defense Reagans search for a hightech shield against ballistic By linking the Strategic Defense Initiative pro gram to the economies of states traditionally dependent on defense spending and represented on key congressional the Pentagon can marshall support for a program despite its highly questionable strategic value and technical The New research which specializes in national the environment and corporate social is completing work on a Star Wars The The book will be published next See CONTRACTS on Page A2 Mint to unveil silver bullion coin By MARTIN CRUTSINGER The Associated Press WASHINGTON The caught off guard last week by the public clamor for its new American Eagle gold expects to suffer an embarrassment of riches Monday when dealers scramble for the limited The first gold coin in more than a has proven to be a definite winner with the Government officials hope to capitalize on that interest by unveiling a sister silver bullion coin on The gold coin went on sale 20 and by the next day officials at the Mint had to announce sales were being suspended because the supply of coins had been snapped The Mint hastily put into operation a backup plan in which it will hold sales each Monday and will allocate the available coins among the 25 primary For the sale the Mint will offer ounces of gold all that its bullion depository in West has been able to produce in the past working 24hour seven days a The Mint is not selling the coins directly to the but is instead distributing the coins to 25 primary dealers worldwide who then resell the coins to a network of precious metal coin brokerage firms and The primary dealers said they expected to be limited to purchases of around ounces of coins in the Mon day sale although they said they could resell many times that amount based on current Weve been busy taking orders all day said Maureen precious metals trader for Prudential Bache Securities in New I think people are buying the coins for sentimental reasons rather than in vestment See COINS on Page A2
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