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San Diego Plane Collision #255410

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 09, 1978
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(Studio) San Diego plane crash of Pacific Southwest Airlines airliner and small plane near Lindbergh Field recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Diego, California) Federal Aviation Administration reports that no evidence from collision of Pacific Southwest Airlines jet with Cessna has caused flight patterns at Lindbergh to be changed so far noted. Pacific Southwest Airlines flight 182 from Sacramento via Los Angeles reported to use same approach as on day of crash. Controversy in San Diego about location of airport detailed; public opinion on its convenience to city and city officials' concerns, initially, about noise and now about flight patterns over residential areas also stated. Conditions at crash site described; continued crowds of onlookers mentioned. Reaction of area residents to onlookers cited. PSA's report of no decline in sales noted.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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