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Air Crash / Traffic Controllers / Indiana #447288

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 1969
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(Studio) Federal Aviation Administration head John Shaffer tells House Commerce Committee of Tuesday air crash. Says small craft which hit Allegheny jet didn't show up on radar. He thinks accident fate.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Indianapolis, IN) Senator Vance Hartke leads group touring crash scene. Flight recorder found. Crash near London, IN, near population area. Air traffic controllers say small plane not on radar. Not unusual for planes not to show up; they don't have equipment to be picked up. Indianapolis ctr. responsible for 300-mi. area, They're short-staffederal [Controller Jerry LANDIS - says he has one close call daily here.]
REPORTER: Mark Landsman

(Studio) Spokesperson for small aircraft denies small plane couldn't be picked up on airport equipment.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet;
Landsman, Mark

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