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Hawaii / Aloha Plane Accident #321098

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 01, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Kahului, Maui, Hawaii: Jerry Bowen) Investigation of Aloha Airlines plane's damaged fuselage featured; details given, scenes shown of damages to various parts of plane. [NTSB spokesperson Joseph NALL - explains extent of damages.] Problems faced by pilot Robert Schornstheimer and co-pilot Mimi Tompkins during incident reviewed. FAA's plans to inspect other older 737s flown by American, Piedmont, Aloha, and America West airlines noted. [NALL - says Aloha accident will bring attention to problems of older fleets of planes.] [Aviation expert John NANCE - says older planes need extremely careful inspections.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Spencer, Susan

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