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Airlines / Northwest Safety #320522

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Federal Aviation Administration reported citing Northwest Airlines for safety violations. Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Frank Currier) Federal Aviation Administration investigation results quoted re: Northwest Airlines violations; details given, scenes shown. Violations listed on screen. [United Airlines pilot Adrian BEWLEY - comments on pilot fatigue.] Northwest chairperson Steven Rothmeier quoted on screen. [Aviation Safety Institution spokesperson John GALIPAULT - comments on Northwest's violations.] Northwest's image problems discussed. [PASSENGER - says would take alternate rte. if could.] Northwest's consumer ratings discussed. Impact of safety violations fines and flight attendant strike discussed. [Trans. analyst Anthony HATCH - comments on situation.] Fines levied against Eastern Airlines recalled. Federal Aviation Administration to announce fines after Northwest responds to charges.

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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