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Near Misses #110778

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 12, 1987
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Federal Aviation Administration reported ordering new emergency measures at Los Angeles, California, airport due to recent series of near misses.

(DC: Bettina Gregory) Latest near miss here, between American Airlines and small plane, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Passengers Jane OSBORNE, John EICHE - recall ordeal.] Tower manager's response outlined. [Federal Aviation Administration administration T. Allan McARTOR - explains new directive for small planes at Los Angeles.] Near misses this week caused by small planes at Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth described. [Voice of Dallas CONTROLLER - warns Delta pilot; remarks transcribed on screen.] [Voice of Delta PILOT - responds; remarks transcribed on screen.]

Gregory, Bettina;
Koppel, Ted

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