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Escambia Bay Plane Crash / Safety Board Report #255799

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 09, 1978
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(Studio) Crash of National Airlines jet into Escambia Bay on approach to Pensacola, Florida, in May recalled; firing of pilot and 2 crew members reported protested by Airline pilots Association Film shown. National Trans. Safety Board statement about investigation of crash quoted. Pilots Association response given, include report that Federal Aviation Administration recommended in 1972 that type of altimeter on that plane be replaced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:00:40

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