CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 27, 1974
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(Studio) 2 reports now out, sharply critical of FAA.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Federal Aviation Administration accused by own board of inquiry of failing to take action to prevent crash of McDonnell Douglas DC-10 jetliner near Paris last March. Film of crash shown. Crash caused by failure of rear cargo door; details of report outlined. House subcommittee also issues report indicting Federal Aviation Administration for its handling of DC-10 case; details of this report discussed. Federal Aviation Administration administration Alexander Butterfield doesn't reply directly to reports, but does announce some changes in safety measures.
REPORTER: John Meyer
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