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Washington, DC-10 Accident / Safety #504776

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 02, 1979
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(Studio) Chairperson of congress subcommittee investigating DC-10 crash quoted saying FAA should not yet have allowed planes to fly again.

(No location given) [Congress subcommittee chairperson John BURTON - comments on FAA actions.] 2 United Airlines mechanics reported to have found major structural problems in engine mounts of some DC-10s. [Airline Passengers Association attorney David STEMPLER - is convinced Federal Aviation Administration does not yet know what the problem is.] [Federal Aviation Administration administration Langhorne BOND - is confident plane is safe.] [National Trans. Safety Bd. member Philip HOGUE - comments.] McDonnell Douglas spokesperson quoted warning against irresponsible speculation.

Hart, John;
Kur, Bob

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