This program is 29 minutes long
(Tel Aviv: Kate Snow) The FAA’s ban on US flights to Israel after a Hamas rocket landed near Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv featured; scenes shown of a wrecked neighborhood; flight maps shown; FAA statement quoted. [Deputy national security advisor Ben RHODES- says some of the rockets come too close for comfort.] [American traveler Aryeh WIELGUS- reacts.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The risk for airlines flying over conflict zones featured; scenes shown from Ukraine of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down by an SA-11 missile; FAA map of hostile/no-fly zones, flight path of a Malaysia flight flying over Syria, and flight radar images of planes skirting war zones shown. [Aviation attorney Thomas ROUTH- says there should have been coordination between the airlines and the governments that oversee the air space that turned out to be dangerous.] [Counterterrorism analyst Michael LEITER- says airlines have to do analysis about where their planes can safely fly.]
(Donetsk: Keir Simmons) The start of the investigation into the crash of Malaysia Flight 17 in an area of Ukraine held by pro-Russian separatists examined; scenes shown of investigators at the site, the train carrying victims’ bodies, and the handover of the black boxes to Malaysian officials; animation and satellite image of the debris field shown; details given of concerns about interference with the site. [Royal United Services Institute Justin BRONK- notes the puncture hole is consistent with a large high explosive fragmentation warhead.]
(Gaza City: Richard Engel) The dangers for medics in Gaza working amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas featured; scenes shown of fighting and debris in Shejaiya, the aftermath of the bombing of a hospital, and a woman lying in rubble.
(Alta Lake, Washington: Jacob Rascon) The battle against the Carlton Complex Fire in Washington updated; scenes shown of charred homes, firefighters, the burned-out Alta Lake Country Club and destroyed power poles & lines. [Pateros residents Justin CRUMP, Kassia DANIELS-CRUMP, Parker & Leigh Anne BARTH, Pateros Mayor Libby HARRISON- react to losing everything.] Warnings about landslides and floods noted.
(New York: Ron Mott) California’s new law that limits the time high school players can play tackle football in an effort to reduce head injuries, including concussions, featured; details given about the full-contact practice restrictions and the strict rules in Texas. [MAN – says the spirit of the rule is to keep kids safe.] [FATHER – says it puts his son in jeopardy.] [Former NFL player Brett FAVRE- says if he had a son he’d be leery of him playing.]
(London: Janet Shamlian) The first birthday for Britain’s Prince George featured; photos/footage shown. [“The Sunday Express” royal editor Camilla TOMINEY, mother of baby with same birthday Natia KAVELASHVILI- comment on George.]