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Air Crash / Air Controllers / Indiana #205430

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 1969
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(Studio) Allegheny jet-small plane crash intensifies dispute over air traffic controllers' procedures. Radar system disputed. Controllers at Indianapolis Weir Cook Airport Say small plane didn't show on radar. It didn't have transponder. Private plane spokesperson says it should have showed up on Indianapolis radar. Indianapolis controllers have been complaining for 2 years of weak radar in yesterday's crash area. Cong, criticizes FAA for its lack of control over small planes, Federal Aviation Administration administration John Shaffer tells House, Commerce Committee, he thinks crash matter of fate,
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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