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Charlotte, North Carolina / Plane Crash / Investigation / Doppler Radar #155633

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 29, 1994
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Reports introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The investigation of the crash of USAir Flight 1016 in Charlotte, North Carolina, featured; plane-tower radio exchanges about the airport area weather played. The issue of whether a Doppler weather radar system that detects wind shear problems could have prevented the crash noted.

(Washington: Bob Zelnick) The importance of Doppler radar system and the reason for the delay in installing them at the Charlotte and other airports explained. [Houston air traffic controller Scott WIGGINS, Charlotte airport administrator Jerry ORR, Federal Aviation Administration Donald TURNBULL - talk about Doppler installation problems.]

Crier, Catherine;
Stark, Lisa;
Zelnick, Bob

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