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San Francisco, California / Plane Crash #1060110

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 08, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco introduced; scenes shown of the wreckage.

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The NTSB’s investigation into the Boeing 777 crash reviewed; scenes shown of the wreckage; tower transmissions played; animation shown; details given about the slow speed of the plane. [NTSB chairman Deborah HERSMAN††- comments on the debris.] [Witness Ki SIADATAN††, passengers Benjamin LEVY††, Wen "Kitty" ZHANG††- describe what happened.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Live discussion held with CBS News aviation consultant Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger about the plane crash. [SULLENBERGER – comments on the speed and altitude of the plane; raises the issue of pilot & crew fatigue, distraction & training; comments on technology vs. the need for human engagement.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The deaths of 2 teenagers in the crash noted.

(San Francisco: Anna Werner) Accounts of what happened from an emergency responder and a survivor presented. [San Francisco officer Jim CUNNINGHAM††, passenger Eugene RAH††- describe what they saw and did.]

Pelley, Scott;
Blackstone, John;
Werner, Anna

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