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EgyptAir Flight 990 Crash / Investigation #428180

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) New revelations about the last moments for EgyptAir Flight 990 before it crashed introduced.

(Studio: Carl Rochelle) The indications from the cockpit voice recorder of a struggle between the pilot and relief co-pilot Gamil al-Batouti for control of the plane and of what happened in the last 15 seconds reviewed; diagram shown.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report from law enforcement sources that Egyptian government officials would be included if the FBI takes over control of the crash investigation outlined.

(Cairo: Ben Wedeman) The reaction of Batouti's family and the Egyptian government to charges he crashed the plane during a suicide examined. [Co- pilot's nephew Walid al-BATOUTI - says his uncle was happy.]

Rochelle, Carl;
Shaw, Bernard;
Wedeman, Ben;
Woodruff, Judy

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