NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 15, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Pilot complaints of unsafe airplanes and need for more air traffic controllers reported to Congress committee on air safety by Federal Aviation Administration administration T. Allan McArtor. Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Hager) McArtor's responses to air safety problems, include air traffic control, featured. [McARTOR - says system needs revamping.] Call for increase airlines' role in safety, service and piloting outlined. Film of recent Northwest crash in Detroit, Michigan, shown. [McARTOR - calls for pilot awareness.] Problems of translating McArtor's plans into policy reiterated.
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