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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) A government look on the close calls at the nation's airports examined; NTSB animation shown of two runway near-collisions; details given about new alert systems and concern about pilot and air traffic controller fatigue. [NTSB chairman Mark ROSENKER†- comments on the potential for runway incursions; expresses frustration.] [Air traffic controller Gary BRITTAIN†- says more traffic plus fatigue equals a perfect storm.] [Airline Pilots Assn. International Capt. Terry McVENES†- comments on longer work days.]

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa

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