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In Depth (Airline Safety) #614880

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Recommendations for stiffer airline safety procedures from a government commission formed in the wake of the crash of TWA Flight 800 examined; details given of the call for the creation of a federal agency to deal with proposed new airline security procedures including passenger profiles. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Gregory NOJEIM, United States citizen Isra RAHMAN, Air Transport Association Carol HALLETT - comment on the new security proposals.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Israel's El Al, the safest airlines in the world, featured; details given of the tight security measures and terrorist- diverting equipment used. [Former secret service officer Yisrael SHAI - comments on security.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Hager, Robert

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