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Air Safety / Federal Aviation Administration and ValuJet Crash / Congressional Hearings / Technology #167170

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 25, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) The raking of the Federal Aviation Administration over the coals at a Congressional hearing featured. [Transportation Department Inspector General Mary SCHIAVO, NTSB Jim HILL - criticize the agency for ignoring safety issues.] [Federal Aviation Administration administrator David HINSON, ValuJet president Lewis JORDAN - defend the air travel system.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: James Walker) New air safety technology that warns pilots of potential dangers from terrain examined; animation show to illustrate how this computerized system can prevent crashes. [Air Line Pilots Association John O'BRIEN - says this warning system can prevent fatalities.]

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry;
Walker, James

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