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In Depth (Medevac Crashes) #932242

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 03, 2009
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The increasing number of medevac helicopter crashes examined; scenes shown of the site of the crash of Air Angels 1 in Aurora, Illinois, where a 1-year-old patient and flight nurse Bill Mann†† were killed, and from today’s NTSB hearing; statistics on H-EMS crashes and deaths cited; details given of the push for night vision goggles and terrain avoidance warning systems. [Mann’s mother Arlette MANN†- comments.] [NTSB Robert SUMWALT†- says 2008 was the most deadly year on record.] [Assn. of Air Medical Services Dawn MANCUSO†- says there is no silver bullet to prevent accidents.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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