× Streaming access to the collection is currently unavailable, due to unscheduled maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience to your patrons. If a research affiliate would like assistance accessing content during this time, they can contact us for special instructions.
× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

In Depth (Airline Travel / Pilot Fatigue) #613755

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 03, 1996
View other clips in this broadcast →

(Studio: Brian Williams) The heavy travel on the July 4th weekend reported; scenes shown from Chicago's O'Hare airport.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The alarming and growing problem of pilot fatigue examined; examples of near disasters due to pilot fatigue cited. Proposed changes in pilot work rules outlined. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) researcher Mark ROSEKIND, pilot's union John O'BRIEN, Airline Association Carol HOWLAND - talk about the issue.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Discussion of the problem of pilot fatigue with Captain Skip Giles featured. [GILES - says if the proposal of 10 hours rest time is not enforced, fatal accidents will occur.]

Hager, Robert;
Williams, Brian

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.