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Airplanes / Flight Mystery / Tilmon Interview #951711

CNN Evening News for Friday, Oct 23, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The mystery of Northwest Airlines Flight 188 that overshot the Minneapolis airport examined; details given about the lack of air traffic control contact with the plane, the military's planes to send fighter planes & the questions about what happened. [Pilot Richard COLE†- says no one was asleep in the cockpit.] [Passenger Anne KROSHUS†- gives her impressions on the situation.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with retired pilot Jim Tilmon about the mystery flight. [TILMON - says the passengers were not in any danger during this unnecessary sightseeing trip; states sometimes pilots fall asleep in the cockpit & NASA recommends allowing one of the pilots to take a nap; notes everyone was trying to reach these guys on the radio, so what were they doing‡.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Foreman, Tom

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