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Air Traffic / Near-Miss Over Washington, DC #243009

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 21, 1976
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(Studio) Near midair collision of planes over Washington, DC reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Report on near collision Sunday a. m. of Eastern Airlines passenger jet from Washington, DC National Airport and Air Force C-130 from Andrews Air Force Base. (Defense Department film of C-130 shown.) Details noted; tape of radio exchange of Eastern airliner's pilot with control tower played; exchange released by FAA. Federal Aviation Administration comments with regard to incident cited.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton Artist: Zeref Korur

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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