The Canadian Press

1992-05-10 | Westray explosion

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A methane gas explosion rocked the Westray coal mine in Plymouth, Nova Scotia the morning of May 9th, killing 26 men. Twenty-four hours later, production manager Colin Benner announced the discovery of the bodies of 11 miners. (Rescue operations continued for six days -- until the crews said the danger of a cave-in was too great to continue.)

Date: 1992-05-10
Placeline: PLYMOUTH, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this is a is the report that we all hoped we would not have to give rescue teams have reported that they have vacated the bodies of 11 men in the southwest area of the West Drake full mine >>