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Boston, Massachusetts / Plane Incident / The Investigation #653994

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 23, 2001
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Boston: Virginia Cha) The investigation into the incident on an American Airlines plane in which Richard Reid tried to set off explosive devices in his sneakers reviewed. [Flight 63 passengers Leandro BOLANOS, Nicholas GREEN - describe what happened on the plane.] The new Federal Aviation Administration directive to all airlines about security precautions noted.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(London: Jim Maceda) The investigation in France as to how Reid was allowed to board the plane for the United States examined. [Aviation expert David LEARMOUNT - comments on French security.] [TRAVELLER - wonders.] [Terrorism expert Mike YARDLEY - comments on security.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Miami: Fredricka Whitfield) The role of pro basketball player and Flight 63 passenger Kwame James in subduing the man featured. [JAMES - describes what happened during the struggle on the plane.]

Cha, Virginia;
Maceda, Jim;
Seigenthaler, John;
Whitfield, Fredricka

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