Nightly News | February 25, 2010
>> news, vancouver.
>>> kermit tyler has died. he was the young lieutenant who famously said, "don't worry about it," when a radar operator spotted incoming blips on the morning of december 7, 1941 , outside pearl harbor . lieutenant tyler thought they were friendlies, but they turned out to be japanese bombers. kermit tyler was eventually cleared of any wrong doing. he was 96 years old.