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Defense Department / Aircraft Parts #328552

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Seattle, WA: John Blackstone) Rice Aircraft, Incorporated, reported pleading guilty to chgs. of selling faulty aircraft parts to aerospace inds.; details given, scenes shown of president Bruce Rice. [Assistant United States attorney Bruce CARTER - comments on parts.] Airlines that purchased parts from Rice listed. [Rice's attorney Dan DUBITZKY - comments.] Federal investigators reported asserting that there is no proof that Rice parts caused airplane accidents. Investigation of other parts mfrs. reported [MAN - comments.] Investigators reported finding stripped nuts inside DC-10 engine involved in Sioux City, Iowa, crash; scenes shown. [Representative Ron WYDEN - comments.]

Blackstone, John;
Schieffer, Bob

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