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(Studio) Atomic Energy Commission asks aviation administration to cut by 1/3 radioactive material allowed on cargo planes.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(NYC) WCVB-TV film shows plane crash from November `73. Nitric acid aboard plane; cargo improperly packaged and illegally shipped. [Air Line Pilots' Association Captain James ECKOLS - believes shipment of hazardous materials on passenger planes should be banned completely.] [Federal Aviation Administration associate administration Oscar BAKKE - believes total ban would be serious mistake.] [ECKOLS - says FAA refuses to admit as many radioactive spills have occurred as own files record.] Little inspection of cargo takes place, violations quite numerous.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman
- Bergman, Jules;
- Smith, Howard K.
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