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NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 25, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Statistics on planes diverted and security incidents since the British terror plot was uncovered cited.

(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The new anxiety over air travel reviewed; details given about today’s incidents, including planes diverted in Bangor, Maine, Houston & Oklahoma. [US Airways Passenger Eric OCKERT†- describes a struggle between air marshals and an unruly passenger.] [Airline analyst Terry TRIPPLER†- says we have to draw the line between safety and economics.] [PASSENGER – comments on airport security.] [Transportation Security Administration Kip HAWLEY†- says the key is to identify who is the threat.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) A 10-year-old boy’s claim to have a bomb on a flight taking off from Chicago noted.

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin

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