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Near-Collision / Jets #237893

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 27, 1975
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(Studio) Jumbo jet takes action to avoid collision with another jet.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York) American Airlines jet takes off from Chicago for Newark, New Jersey. Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) jet traveling from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. Near Detroit airport, American jet dove 200 foot after warning from air traffic controller. Diagram shows mishap. [Passenger John RUFFLEY - describes how plan started dropping and what happened.] [Passenger Ivy DAVIS - says has dislocated shoulder, broken finger and swollen knee. Commends crew mbrs.]
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy (WCBS-TV)

(Detroit, Michigan) American jet made emergency landing in Detroit where passengers taken to hospital. 3 stay in hospital. FAA, Civil Aeronautics Board and airlines investigate.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Cronkite, Walter;
Lovejoy, Sharron

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