NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 24, 1976
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(Studio) United States airline pilots put safety quarantine on Canada which stops 150 US-Canada flights each day. Pilots say Canadian air control is in chaos. Premier Pierre Trudeau urges Canadian pilots to fly; they refuse.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Toronto, Canada) Most of Canadian pilots refuse to fly despite court order and $7 million lawsuit by 3 major airlines. Canada wants Quebec province air traffic controllers to speak both English and French to pilots. [Captain Owen MOORE - says use of 2 languages will reduce air safety.] [Controller Noel SALOMON - asks why bilingual system is safe in Europe but not in Canada.] Govt.'s decision will be unpopular either way.
REPORTER: Eric Burns
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