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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 2008
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The decision by Southwest Airlines to ground 737s to review maintenance in the wake of being fined by the FAA for missing inspections featured. [Southwest Airlines Ginger HARDAGE†- says we decided to re-inspect the aircraft out of an abundance of caution.] [Friday, Representative James OBERSTAR†- says there were cracks in the fuselage.] [Former NTSB investigator John GOGLIA†- says he would not have a problem getting on a Southwest airplane.] [Southwest CEO Gary KELLY†- states planes were not operated in an unsafe manner.] Southwest’s flight cancellations noted.

Curry, Ann;
Costello, Tom

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