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EgyptAir Flight 990 Crash / Investigation #428174

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 16, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The wait for an NTSB news briefing about the investigation into the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 noted.

(Studio: Pierre Thomas) The question of whether or not the NTSB will turn the crash investigation over to the FBI noted.

(Washington: Carl Rochelle) The background to the news briefing reviewed; details given of questions about what was said in the plane's cockpit and what actions were taken that affected the minutes before the crash.

(Studio: Pierre Thomas) The debate over the context of an Arabic prayer within the cockpit that is on the cockpit voice recorder outlined.

(Washington: Carl Rochelle; Studio: Judy Woodruff, Pierre Thomas, Bernard Shaw) The input from Egypt over whether the NTSB or FBI should head up the investigation, the importance of the nuances in the statement made yesterday by NTSB chairman Jim Hall, who will make the jurisdictional decision discussed.

Rochelle, Carl;
Shaw, Bernard;
Thomas, Pierre

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