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Air Traffic Control / Near Misses #180887

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 05, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration of the need for retraining air traffic controllers due to a series of near misses this year noted.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) The recent near-miss incident at New York City's LaGuardia Airport reviewed; diagram shown of the situation in which Air Canada and United States Airways planes almost collided. [National Air Traffic COntrollers Association J.R. SCHWITZ - downplays the controller incident.] [FAA David CANOLES, Air Transport Association Carol HALLETT - comment on the retraining plan.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry
Duration:
00:02:10

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