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EgyptAir Flight 990 Crash #627522

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 01, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Newport, Rhode Island: Robert Hager) The investigation into the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 featured; details given of the detection of pings from the lack boxes; scenes shown from the crash site of recovery efforts. [Coast Guard Admiral Richard LARRABEE - says nobody should expect to find survivors.] [NTSB Chairman James HALL - says equipment to find the black box will come in a few days.] [Former investigator Jim DANOVER - says the black boxes will have vital information.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Bob Arnot) Theories about the cause of the crash examined.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The role of the FBI in the crash investigation due to concerns that terrorism may have played a part in the crash reported. [Former FBI official Steven POMERANTZ - says people had to be interviewed immediately.] [Former FBI official Joseph CANTAMESSA - talks about the collection of evidence.]

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Reasons a terrorist would target an Egyptian plane and the history of Egyptian terrorist activity examined. [President CLINTON - says no cause has been ruled in or out.] [Terrorism expert Brian JENKINS - says sabotage will be considered a therapy.] [Congressional Research Service Kenneth KATZMAN - says some Egyptian terrorist groups are influenced by Osama bin Laden.]

Reporter(s):
Arnot, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:10:50

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