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Airline Industry / Runway Incursions / Near-Miss Incident #770657

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 09, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Tom Costello) The suspicion that many runway incursions are not reported examined; details given of the near-miss incident involving Asiana and Southwest Airlines planes at Los Angeles International Airport last August; audiotape of conversations between the control tower & pilots played; animation shown; footage shown of a 1991 runway collision in Los Angeles. [NTSB investigator Sandy ROWLETT††- comments on the Los Angeles incident.] [FAA Administrator Marion BLAKEY†- comments on the reduction in runway incursions.] [NTSB chairman Ellen Engleman CONNERS†- says luck should not be the safety factor.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Costello, Tom

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