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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 29, 1978
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(Studio) Testimony of air traffic controller handling Pacific Southwest Airlines flight 182 when it collided with small plane over San Diego in September reported His comments on equipment and rules at Lindbergh Field noted. Upcoming report said to recreate path taken by Pacific Southwest Airlines 182.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(San Diego, California) Details given about use of Pacific Southwest Airlines jet and rented Cessna to recreate flight paths of planes that collided over San Diego; film of flight shown and difficulty in seeing small planes reported in area described. Lack of visibility in jets above and below plane noted improvements in visibility in future planes mentioned. Boeing's announcement that it will have collision avoidance system cockpit display in future 767's stated. Present generation of aircraft said required to rely on improved air traffic control procedures.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Robinson, Max

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