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San Diego / Near-Miss #261137

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 1979
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(Studio) Near-repeat of crash over San Diego reported demonstrating weakness which should have been corrected mos. ago.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Diego, California) September 25, 1978, San Diego collision of Pacific Southwest Airlines jet and commuter plane recalled; photos, films shown. Similar incident involving Western 727 and single engine plane detailed; diagram shown. Lack of mandatory rules, common at some other airports, with regard to procedures noted. [Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Bruce CHAMBERS - comments.] Situation leading to latest near-miss outlined. [Commercial pilot Bryan CONN - says lesson should have been learned mos. ago.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Cronkite, Walter;
Petersen, Barry

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