CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 23, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Mark Phillips) Federal Aviation Administration noted issuing security alert after Pan Am plane crash in Lockerbie, Scotland. [Federal Aviation Administration administration T. Allan McARTOR - comments on alert.] Policy of not informing public of security alerts discussed. [President REAGAN - comments.] [PASSENGERS - comment.] FAA officials quoted with regard to likelihood of terrorist action following threat. [McARTOR - comments.] Federal Aviation Administration noted testing machines that can detect plastic explosives in luggage. [Thermedics Incorporated spokesperson John WOOD - comments.]
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