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Air Traffic Controllers / Hearing #204257

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 25, 1969
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(Studio) Spokesperson before Senator Aviation sub-committee defends sick leave of air traffic controllers.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Executive Director Pro. Air Controllers Association, F. Lee Bailey, says snarls to continue through summer. [BAILEY - condemns on-the-job training. It killed 19 in San Juan crash when trainee directed pilot into mount; instructor not present. Men pressured and have no relief on jobs. Med. unsound.] Answer is 5-yr. technological overhaul of system. Bailey says hire and train more controllers by hiking air fares 10%.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Reasoner, Harry

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