CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced
(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Air safety since deregulation and various factors affecting airlines' safety standards examined; scenes shown. [Senator Bob KASTEN - notes public's fear of flying now.] 1985 death toll for industry mentioned. [Air Line Pilots Association president Henry DUFFY - claims pilots attribute deterioration of safety to deregulation.] Related statistics outlined on screen. [PASSENGER - appreciates reduced fares.] [Safety expert John NANCE - cites role of cost pressures in airlines' records.] [DUFFY - accuses some airlines of cheating on safety requirements.] FAA's recent findings on rate of safety violations recalled; Eastern and American airlines cited as exs. Complaints by Eastern pilots' union quoted on screen. [PILOT - describes shoddy maintenance.] [People Express president Don. BURR - defs. industry] [NANCE - describes industry's effort to save money.] [Aviation attorney Arthur WOLK - thinks industry is outgrowing FAA's ability to police it.] [Federal Aviation Administration administration Don. ENGEN - defs. agency's efforts.] Findings of recent General Accounting Office study mentioned. [Voices of PILOT and CONTROLLER - discuss near miss.] [Representative Guy MOLINARI - comments on controllers.]
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