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Airline Safety / Wind Shear #311589

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 02, 1986
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Bob McNamara) Death toll in Delta crash at Dallas-Fort Worth airport last year, attributed in part to wind shear, recalled; scenes shown. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.'s findings in effort to predict wind shear conditions and implications for airline safety examined; details given, scenes shown. [NOAA spokesperson Alfred BEDARD, Junior - cites simplicity of necessary technology.] Meteorological process involved illustrated, explained. [Control tower assistant manager Carl DEAN - praises findings.] [BEDARD - comments.]

McNamara, Bob;
Spencer, Susan

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