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EgyptAir Flight 990 Crash #385193

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 02, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Newport, Rhode Island: Bob Orr) The continuing investigation into the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 reported; details given of bad weather, which is causing trouble for recovery operations and of concerns about problems with the thrust reversers. [US Navy Captain Jeff GRAHAM - says pings from both black boxes have been detected.] [US Coast Guard Captain Russell WEBSTER - says the weather is deteriorating.] [Witness Stuart FLEGG - talks about seeing the plane drop.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The arrival of families of the crash victims in Rhode Island reported.

(Washington: Diana Olick) The functions and limitations of the black boxes used to determine the cause of plane crashes examined; computer animation shown. [Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Ted BENEIGH - talks about the importance of black boxes.]

Reporter(s):
Olick, Diana;
Orr, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:30

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