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EgyptAir Flight 990 Crash #183659

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 01, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Newport, Rhode Island: Bob Jamieson) The start of the recovery of wreckage from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 off the coast of Massachusetts featured. [Coast Guard R/Admiral Richard LARRABEE - says we will not find survivors.] [USS Kingspoint Captain Robert ALLEY - describes the debris that surfaced.] The difficulties in diving for wreckage in the deep ocean outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Newport, Rhode Island: Lisa Stark) The investigation into the cause of the EgyptAir 767 examined; details given of inspection records, the rapid descent of the plane, the lack of fire damage so far. The 1991 crash of a Boeing 767 in Thailand recalled. [University of Southern California Michael BARR - says there are easy solutions.] [Former Federal Aviation Administration investigator Walter KORSGAARD - speculates.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Photos of some of the crash victims shown.

(New York: James Walker) The handling of the families of the victims featured; details given of how recent family disaster legislation works. [New York Governor George PATAKI - says the victims want to be close to the accident site.] [Advocate for victims' families Frank CRAVEN - says the families must be served.]

Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Lisa;
Walker, James

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