NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 31, 2009
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(Washington: Tom Costello) The FAA's investigation into the question of pilot fatigue in light of the Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the airport examined; scenes shown from three airplane crash sites where pilot fatigue was a factor; details given about the regulations for pilots with three pilot descriptions of conditions outlined on screen. [US Airline Pilots Assn. Capt. James RAY- comments on pilot rules of duty.] The issue of "managed napping" in the cockpit raised. [Voice of NTSB chairman Deborah HERSMAN- addresses the issue of pilot fatigue.]
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