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Air Safety / Dole, Detroit Investigation #317194

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 22, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.; cause of recent Northwest crash in Detroit, Michigan, said still undetermined.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) New Federal Aviation Administration regulations aimed at decrease number midair collisions around major airports reported announced. by Trans. Secretary Elizabeth Dole; details given, scenes shown. Salt Lake City and Tampa crashes recalled as example; airports affected listed on screen, indicated on map. [DOLE - explains expansion of terminal control areas.] [Over Memphis, Tennessee, voice of Delta PILOT and TOWER - discuss incident.] Trans. Department said considering as well mandatory equipment on small craft. [DOLE - cites safety need for such devices.] [UT Pilots Association spokesperson Jim HUDSON - accuses government of over-reacting.] [Representative Bob WISE - doesn't see Trans. Department's move as total solution; calls for more air traffic controllers.]

Van Sant, Peter;
Schieffer, Bob

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