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Winter Weather / Airports #851520

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 01, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Animated map shown of the weather storm moving across the Midwest toward the East; figures on cancelled flights and stranded passengers cited.

(O'Hare International Airport: Janet Shamlian) The deadly winter storm reviewed; scenes shown of snow, stuck cars, downed trees and power lines, traffic, wind damage, a FedEx plane that slid off the runway at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport; details given of the impact on air travel. [MAN, airline PASSENGER – react.] [Weatherplus.com meteorologist Kristen CORNETT†- explains the weather.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The account of American Airlines worker Frank Stanton‡ on preparing airplanes for the storm and getting them ready to fly again presented in his own words; scenes shown from O’Hare Airport. [STANTON – reviews his day and the decisions that were made.]

Williams, Brian;
Shamlian, Janet

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