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Law: JetBlue Pilot / Sleep Deprivation #1026354

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Avila) The legal rulings in the case of JetBlue captain Clayton Osbon, who lost control in the cockpit during a flight, examined; scenes shown from inside the plane where Osbon ranted to passengers and crew; details given about a psychologist's testimony that his behavior was caused by sleep deprivation and the legal insanity decision. [Passenger David GONZALES†- describes what happened.] [Stanford University sleep expert Dr. Nanci YUAN†- explains sleep deprivation's link to psychoses.] JetBlue's defense of its compliance with pilot regulation outlined on screen. The issue of sleep deprivation and psychoses discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Avila, Jim

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