CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 1980
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(Studio) Air traffic controller quoted with regard to computer and radar breakdowns at congress hearing.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Incr. in number of near-misses from 1973 to 1978 and Representative Bob Whittaker's criticism of FAA's response to air traffic control computer breakdowns and radar outages detailed. [WHITTAKER - questions FAA's assessment of incrd near-misses.] [Federal Aviation Administration administration Langhorne BOND - responds; recalls San Diego tragedy.] Whittaker, Attorney General and Trans. Department's inspector general reported examining evidence; Bond's challenge to Whittaker mentioned.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams
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