NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 2014
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(Washington: Tom Costello) The safety of air travel examined in light of the disappearance of Air Algerie Flight 5017 in Mali, the latest in a series of international aviation disasters; map shown; FAA warning about the danger of flying over war-torn Mali quoted; details given about recent plane accidents and the FAA’s list of places US airlines are prohibited from flying; statistics from MIT’s Arnold Barnett cited. [Aviation analyst John COX- asserts the skies around the world are safe.] [Transportation Secretary Anthony FOXX- comments.] [NTSB acting chairman Christopher HART- says when there’s a mishap the industry works together to find out why.]
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