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Air Safety / Security Scare #740189

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Oct 18, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Washington: Kathleen Koch) The investigation of Nathaniel Heatwole†, a college student who planted contraband items inside airliners to prove that airport baggage screeners are not effective, featured; statement from Heatwole quoted; details given about Heatwole’s e-mail message to the Transportation Security Administration. [FBI director Robert MUELLER – says it does not appear to be a terrorist event.] [Senator Ron WYDEN†- says action should have been taken more promptly.] [Former NTSB managing director Peter GOELZ†- comments.]

Lin, Carol;
Koch, Kathleen

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