NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1979
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(Studio) Deprivation of regular air service to smaller cities said result of airline deregulation. Load on commuter airlines said incrd. Resulting incr. in work of mechanics noted. Crash of Comair commuter plane in Cincinnati, Ohio, recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Cincinnati, Ohio) National Trans. Safety Bd. investigation of crash described. Scenes shown. [Commuter PILOT - in disguised voice, notes unsafety of some commuter planes.] [MAN - denies charge for Comair.] FAA investigation of Comair said to have shown nothing faulty. [FAA inspector Dave ARNOLD - says regulation and promotion of aviation is FAA's job.] Federal Aviation Administration ofr. quoted with regard to inability to crack down on every violation.
REPORTER: Denise Baker