CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 13, 1979
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(Studio) Chgs that Federal Aviation Administration bends rules designed to protect airline passengers reported voiced by flight attendants during testimony before Congress subcommittee
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(San Francisco, California) Crash in 1975, in which all passengers, airline personnel trained in aviation safety, escaped recalled as atypical; films shown Use of such trained personnel in testing safety equipment alleged by flight attendants during Congress subcommittee hearings. [Assn of Flight Attendants spokesperson Patricia Robertson MILLER - says Federal Aviation Administration and airlines make mockery of safety regulations; explains.] [Representative Robert WALKER - questions witness.] FAA's defense of standards outlined. [MAN - comments on safety exercises.] Chairperson John Burton quoted with regard to FAA.
REPORTER: David Dow
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