ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 29, 2003
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(Studio: Terry Moran) The announcement by President Bush's administration of new rules for foreign flights into the US to prevent hijackings outlined on screen.
(Washington: Linda Douglass) The reasons for rules for international flights examined; details given of US intelligence about Al Qaeda pilots who might try to hijack a plane to the US. [Secretary of Homeland Security Tom RIDGE - says any sovereign government can revoke flight privileges; says "flights of interest" need armed marshals.] [Former counterterrorism official Vince CANNISTRARO- outlines the type of structure that might be the targets of a hijacked plane.] The continuation of Orange Alert status into next month noted.
(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.
(New York: Bon Woodruff) The requirement for trained air marshals on foreign flights examined; airlines with armed security listed. ["Aviation Security International" editor-in-chief Philip BAUM- says screening alone cannot prevent hijackings.] [Former El Al security officer Joseph ADERET- outlines scenarios if the pilot is suicidal.] [British Airline Pilots Assn. Jim McAUSLAN- expresses concern about guns on aircraft.]
(Studio: Terry Moran) FAA report that a small plane flew through restricted air space over New York City reported.
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