ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The latest developments in the investigation into the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 introduced.
(New York: John Miller; Washington: Lisa Stark) The contrasting views of American and Egyptian officials over the course of the crash investigation presented; details given of new information that co-pilot Gamil Batouti may have acted in the cockpit to bring down the plane. [Egyptian ambassador to US Nabil FAHMY - says we need to take time.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Cairo: Sheila MacVicar) The increasingly angry reaction from Batouti's family about rumors from Americans that he crashed the plane presented; scenes shown from Batouti's house in Cairo. [Pilot's nephew Walid BATOUTI - wants an apology.] [Egyptian government spokesman Nabil OSMAN - says the American media is going wild.]
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