ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 09, 1984
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(Studio) Cause of recent Provincetown-Boston Airline (PBA) crash in Florida reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) Federal Aviation Administration reported grounding American Central Airlines for numerous safety violations. [Former ACA PILOT - describes company's response to his complaints about violations.] Investigation into PBA crash Thur. near Jacksonville, Florida, noted coming after airline had only recently been recertified by Federal Aviation Administration following grounding for safety violations. Safety record of commuter airlines since 1983 graphed on screen. [Federal Aviation Administration administration Don. ENGEN - praises Federal Aviation Administration approach to commuter lines, industry in general]
REPORTER: Sheilah Kast