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House / Air Safety Probe #249685

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 29, 1977
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(Studio) House subcommittee 's probe of air safety and charges made against Federal Aviation Administration by committee chairperson noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Report on hearing, chaired by Representative John Burton, include testimony of Federal Aviation Administration adminr. Langhorne Bond. Carter administration's support for deregulation of airlines mentioned. Burton's charges with regard to Federal Aviation Administration memo and Bond's response cited. [BOND - says all are entitled to be wrong.] [BURTON - says when Federal Aviation Administration wrong, people could lose lives.] Further remarks by Burton and testimony and criticism of Burton by Representative Dale Milford, who charges separate subcommittee responsible for FAA, quoted. [MILFORD - notes TV cameras recording hearing and says news reports will make people afraid of flying.] Burton's statement of purpose of hearing reported.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard

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