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Airplane Encounters #374385

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) Another close encounter between a commercial plane and four National Guard F-16s off the Atlantic Coast reported; details given of today's encounter and Wednesday's incident in which two National Guard F-16s almost hit a Boeing plane over New Jersey reviewed; animated diagram shown of evasive action taken by the Nations Air 727. [Air National Guard director Major General Donald SHEPPERD - says it was not a near collision.] [Air National Guard Colonel Thomas GRIFFIN - defends his pilots.]

Reporter(s):
Orr, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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