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Airport Safety #309928

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 23, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Frank Currier) Concerns over air safety, especially at Dallas, Texas, and Chicago's O'Hare airports due to air traffic congestion, especially on holiday weekends, examined; details given, scenes shown. [PASSENGERS - acknowledge their concern.] Recent near-miss at O'Hare attributed to air traffic controller error reviewed; illustrations shown. [Voice of PILOT and TOWER - discuss incident.] [National Trans. Safety Bd. spokesperson Carl DINWIDDIE - discusses situation.] NTSB report criticizing FAA's training and supervise of air traffic controllers discussed. [Pilot G.E. DONALD - considers current situation dangerous.]

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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