NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 26, 2007
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(Washington: Tom Costello) The move by the Department of Homeland Security to expand the program to train airline pilots to carry guns to include international flights examined; scenes shown of training; details given about the coalition opposed to the move. [Firearms instructor Jerry EICKHOFF- says they want to learn.] [Commercial pilot “JEFF” – says his job is to never draw his weapon.] [Airline Pilots Security Alliance David MACKETT- notes international flights are some of the highest threats.] [Armed pilot instructor Michael KEANE- says the goal is to protect the flight at all costs.]
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