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EgyptAir Flight 990 Crash / Investigation / View From Egypt #428176

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: Judy Woodruff; Cairo: Ben Wedeman) The view of the crash investigation from Egypt discussed; details given of Egypt's caution about the FBI involvement due to security matters, of the response of the pilots' family members to speculation that the plane was deliberately crashed, of the possibility of terrorism on the plane, of the meaning of the prayer in the cockpit.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Koppel) The investigation of the plane crash on the level of two governments, the United States and Egypt, updated.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw, Pierre Thomas) The question of Egyptian cooperation if the FBI takes over the crash investigation discussed.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The wait for the NTSB news briefing updated.

Koppel, Andrea;
Shaw, Bernard;
Thomas, Pierre;
Wedeman, Ben;
Woodruff, Judy

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