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Detroit / Jet Crash #331066

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 04, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Detroit: Frank Currier) Yesterday's fatal collision between two Northwest Airlines jets in Detroit, Michigan, examined; details illustrated on screen; scenes shown; DC-9 Flight 1482 pilot William Lovelace mentioned. [Northwest Airlines Bob GIBBONS, 727 PASSENGER - comment.] Federal Aviation Administration noted sponsoring construction of ground-based radar system. [NTSB John LAUBER - comments on investigation.]

(Washington: Eric Engberg) Runway congestion problem examined; scenes shown from October NTSB meeting on subject and from John F. Kennedy Airport, New York; ground radar systems compared. [On "Nightwatch", National Air Traffic Controllers Association Steve BELL, FAA, Seattle-Tacoma Airport Eric HARRELL - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Currier, Frank;
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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