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In Depth (Tampa, Florida / Teenage Suicide Pilot / Airport Security) #654657

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 07, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tampa, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The investigation into the suicide flight of 15-year-old student pilot Charles Bishop, who crashed his private plane into a skyscraper, featured; details given of the discovery of a suicide note in which Bishop expressed support for terrorist Osama bin Laden; scenes shown of the damaged skyscraper; 911 call played. [Teacher Gabriella TERRY - says she does not allow racial prejudice.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Concerns about the level of security at small airports and at pilot training schools examined. [Air Travelers Association David STEMPLER - says security at general aviation airports must be improved.] [Benbow Aviation Marti VANDENBERG - says young people should not be flying planes until at least age 16.] [Private aviation advocate Drew STEKETEE - says the Bishop incident is proof that small planes will not do extensive damage.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Sanders, Kerry

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