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Mediterranean Sea / Plane Crash #1098873

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 19, 2016
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington airport: David Kerley) The crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 in route from Paris To Egypt featured; scenes shown from the sea search; timetable for the flight outlined on screen with maps & diagrams. [Egyptian civil aviation minister Sherif FATHI†- suggests a terrorism attack.] [Crash investigator Tom HAUETER†- comments.] The problems in recovering parts of this plane noted.

(Studio: David Muir) Live discussion held with retired pilot Stephen Ganyard about the plane that crashed; diagrams shown. [GANYARD - says the catastrophe could be a bomb.]

(Studio: David Muir) How bombs have been/could be gotten onto planes recalled; pictures shown.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The concerns that a bomb was smuggled on the plane in Paris examined; scenes shown of damages from a laptop bomb on a plane. [In Paris, ABC's Alex MARQUARDT - explains the concerns about radicals among airport employees.] [ABC's John COHEN - talks about the explosives.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Newark airport: Mary Bruce) The heightened security at American airports following this suspected terrorism on EgyptAir examined. [Several PASSENGERS - react.] The prospects for continued long lines at airports discussed.

Muir, David;
Kerley, David;
Ross, Brian;
Bruce, Mary

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