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Continental Strike #287319

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 06, 1983
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(Studio) Pilots' strike against Continental Air Lines noted continuing.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Pilots' union noted supporting FAA's concern over possible safety hazards presented by prolonged pilots' strike; union's prod. of audio tape of alleged conversation between Continental pilot and Burbank, California, control tower indicating safety hazard examined. [Voices of PILOT and CONTROLLER - discuss pilot's need for help in approaching airport; remarks transcribed on screen.] [Striking pilot Tom RUSSELL - discusses implications of situation for stressed pilots.] [Continental spokesperson Robert HICKS - claims situation occurs on daily basis with every airline.] Federal Aviation Administration mentioned investigating incident.

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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