NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 29, 1983
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REPORTER: John Palmer
(Carbondale, Illinois) Implications for commuter plane industry in general of National Transportation Safety Bd. investigation into last month's crash of Air Illinois plane in Carbondale, Illinois, examined; details of crash illustrated on map. NTSB's criticism of pilot Lester Smith's response to plane's electrical failure noted. [NTSB spokesperson Ronald SCHLEEDE - accuses Smith of not entering data in flight log.] [Air Illinois pilot Janeen URBAN - recalls Smith's previous lack of good judgment.] Air Illinois's defense of Smith outlined.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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