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Winter Weather / East / Planes #858572

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 15, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Satellite photo of yesterday’s winter storm on the East coast shown; death toll cited.

(Northampton, Massachusetts: Rehema Ellis) The aftermath of the storm featured; scenes shown of the traffic backup on Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania, where supplies were delivered to stranded motorists by the National Guard, a gas station with its roof ripped off by wind in Cleveland, rescue efforts for 2 teens buried in snow in Windham, Maine; video of a FedEx truck crash in Kentucky shown. [3 PEOPLE, Northampton, Maine, resident Stanley ZIGO‡– react.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Reagan National Airport: Tom Costello) The outrage of passengers trapped on JetBlue planes stuck on the tarmac at the airport reviewed; scenes and diagrams shown from the New York City airport. [Passengers Lou MARTINS††, Keith JANSEN†- describe their ordeal.] [JetBlue Airlines CEO David NEELEMAN†- says we never should have let it happen.] [Airline expert Steve DANISHEK†- explains why the passengers weren’t brought back to the terminal.] [January 31, stranded passenger Kate HANNI†- comments on the push for a passengers’ bill of rights.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Ellis, Rehema;
Costello, Tom
Duration:
00:05:30

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