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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 31, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Washington: Norah O'Donnell) The investigation into whether Kerim Chatty†, who tried to take a loaded pistol onto a Ryanair flight, was trying to hijack the plane bound for Britain from Sweden, featured; details given of Chatty's criminal & national/ethnic background. [British foreign secretary Jack STRAW†- says the threat of international terrorism remains.] [Terrorism expert Neil LIVINGSTONE†- speculates on Chatty's motives.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Ft. Lauderdale: Kerry Sanders) New restrictions on foreigners taking flight classes in the US examined; scenes shown from the North American Institute of Aviation in Conway, South Carolina, where Chatty studied flying. [Flight school's Bob SUNDAY - says Chatty attended in 1996.] [From St. Martin, trainee Johnnie FORET‡- says she has her green card.] [Flight instructor Janis JAMIOLKOWSKI†- says before September 11 most students were European & Central American.]

Seigenthaler, John;
O'Donnell, Norah;
Sanders, Kerry

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