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Jamaica / Runway Crash / Nance Interview #955388

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 23, 2009
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The accident in Jamaica in which American Airlines Flight 331 overshot the runway reported; scenes shown of the plane.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The damage to the Boeing 737 that crashed in bad weather featured; scenes shown of the jet in pieces & of injured passengers. [PASSENGER - describes what happened.] [Flight Safety Foundation William VOSS†- shows the short runway.] [Safety Operating Systems Capt. John COX†- outlines what will be investigated.] Other "runway excursion" crashes recounted & shown.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live discussion held with aviation consultant John Nance. [NANCE - explains how the airfield is approached during a rainstorm & the resulting problems, including hydroplaning.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Stark, Lisa

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