‘Nightline’ Daily Line, April 19: Saying Goodbye to Levon Helm

By ABC News

Apr 19, 2012 10:10am

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10:04 p.m. ET: What’s on tap for tonight– we’ve got the latest on the bird-strike that forced down a passenger jet… people who make it their job to stand in the path of raging elephants… and Gavin Rossdale tells us what songs inspired him to make music.

8:12 p.m. ET: Another treat for those of us nostaglic for the ’90s… this is what Taylor Hansen ended up looking like… and that’s his wife expecting their 5th child.

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7:34 p.m. ET: Jaw’s grandaddy? Today a 200-pound shark was was caught off the coast of Mexico… so you might have dodged a bullet, spring breakers.

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6:13 p.m. ET: Today we said goodbye to Levon Helm, the singer and drummer for the group “The Band,” who succumbed to throat cancer today. He was 71. “Nightline” did an interview with him in 2005. Give a listen to this rock star talking about his long career:

4:40 p.m. ET: ABC News confirms that Delta Flight 1063 was forced to make an emergency landing at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport after its right engine reportedly experienced a bird strike shortly after takeoff this afternoon.

1:29 p.m. ET: In another installment of “Bill Weir Goes to Africa,” our “Nightline” anchor tells us about wild elephants who are suffering from PTSD in the war-torn country of Mozembique and the wildlife conservationists who are trying to help them.

12:36 p.m. ET: DEVELOPING: ABC News confirms that a small plane that was unresponsive for three hour has crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. Read more HERE.

11:35 a.m. ET: Eat your hearts out, ’90s kids. Tonight we have a profile on Bush front man Gavin Rossdale. Watch him sing “Glycerine” acoustic, it will make your heart melt.

10: 05 a.m. ET: “Nightline” producer Elizabeth Stuart is at the famed Grand Ole Opry for an upcoming TV segment.

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