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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Scott Pelley) Frequent on-ground collisions and close calls of airliners featured; scenes shown from last night's collision of two jetliners on a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport and from recent fatal runway collisions in Detroit and Los Angeles. [Air Traffic Controllers Association Joseph BELLINO - comments on increasing air traffic.] Animation shown, audiotape played of near collision between two planes in Houston. Role of human error in ground accidents, likelihood of being in an on-ground collision, testing of new Federal Aviation Administration radar for tracking planes on the ground noted.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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