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Airport Close Calls #881371

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) A slew of airport near-miss incidents between planes reviewed; animations shown of runway close calls in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Los Angeles; tapes of air traffic controllers and pilots played; details given of the response from the FAA and NTSB. [FAA administrator Marion BLAKEY†- comments on the need to address safety issues at Los Angeles.] [NTSB chairman Mark ROSENKER†- says we can’t afford to have even one accident.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom
Duration:
00:02:10

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