NBC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 2000
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) Incident of a medical emergency on an airplane after passenger Nellie Wendell had a heart attack reviewed; details given with maps of how the air traffic controllers at Baltimore/Washington International Airport responded. [Heart attack victim's husband Peter WENDELL - praises the airline flight crew; wishes the plane could have landed sooner.] [Air Travelers Association David STEMPLER - says the air traffic controller mishandled the case.] The directives from the NTSB and FAA quoted.
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