Who's fixing your plane?
- Aired: 01/18/2011
- Rating: NR
In "Flying Cheaper," coming Tues., Jan. 18, FRONTLINE correspondent Miles O'Brien investigates a growing trend - the outsourcing of major airline repair work to independent maintenance operations and a pattern of questionable maintenance practices. In this clip, O'Brien examines allegations of illegal airline parts being used to service planes of major carriers.
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