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Birds and Washington, DC-10 #40057

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 26, 1976
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(Studio) Federal Aviation Administration studies DC-10 and problem with birds.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Studio) United and American Airlines dependent on DC-10. Problem with birds great.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(NYC) November 12, 1975, Overseas National Airlines DC-10 crashed upon takeoff after ingesting seagulls. 149, incling. crew and attendants, escape with minor injuries. Felt untrained passengers aboard might have been trapped and killed. G.E. photos show DC-10 engines.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Cincinnati, Ohio) G.E. plant shown. G.E. and Federal Aviation Administration develop engine modification to guard against bird strikes.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) To cost $1000's to modify planes. DC-10s will be grounded while engines modified.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:10

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