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Florida / ValuJet Plane Crash / Investigation #166502

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 22, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Barry Serafin) New questions about the air worthiness of ValuJet Flight 592, which crashed eleven days ago, examined; animation shown to illustrate problems on the flight of the same plane just prior to the one that crashed. [Passenger Pamela HETTINGER, Bobby ACEVADO - describe problems on the DC-9 flight before the crash.] [MIT's Robert SIMPSON - says evidence indicates an electrical fire.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) The effects of the shaking of the public's confidence in low-cost airlines examined; details given of reactive measures at Nations Air and JetTrain. [JetTrain president Jim DAVIS - cites calls about safety concerns.] [Aviation Systems Research Michael BOYD - comments on the industry's problems.]

Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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