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Atlantic Ocean / Plane Crash #1025569

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 05, 2012
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Atlanta: Mark Strassmann) The final report on the crash of Air France Flight 447 over the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 examined; animation shown; details given about the co-pilots’ actions when the auto pilot disengaged due to a speed sensor malfunction; cockpit conversation, investigation report and Airbus statement quoted. [Aviation expert Capt. Chesley "Sully" SULLENBERGER – says it was possible to fly the plane under those conditions.]

Mason, Anthony;
Strassmann, Mark

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