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Eastern Fine #548804

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 14, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Hager) FAA's proposed record fine against Eastern Airlines for alleged safety and maintenance violations examined; FAA's findings after investigating several airlines last year outlined on screen, discussed. [Eastern vice president Jerry COSLEY - defs. airline's safety.] Airline's other economy problems, include upcoming buyout by Texas Air, noted. Implications of Eastern's problems for industry as a whole considered. [Uniden. PILOT - believes same type of problems pervade industry] Pol. pressures on Federal Aviation Administration said resulting in crackdowns as well on Pan Am, Delta and United airlines.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:10

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