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Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Crash Investigation #236930

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 30, 1975
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(Studio) December 1 Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) crash near Dulles airport under investigation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Air traffic controller Merle Dameron major witness today. [DAMERON - outlines his duties in getting plane down once it was cleared for landing.] Dameron says pilot, not controller, responsible for maintaining safe altitude. Recorded voices of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) crew in cockpit indicate confusion over altitude; conversations reviewed. Film of December 1 crash shown. [President air traffic controllers' association John LEYDEN - thinks confusion exists with pilots not controller.] [Airline Pilots Association president J.J. O'DONNELL - understands why pilot reacted as he did.]
REPORTER: John Meyer

Cronkite, Walter;
Meyer, John

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