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EgyptAir Flight 990 / Crash Investigation / Conspiracy Theories #627729

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 22, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The continuing investigation into the EgyptAir Flight 990 crash investigation reported; details given of new discoveries on the cockpit tape. [Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr MOUSSA - says the investigators are working together.] [NTSB James HALL - says there is no evidence of mechanical failure.] [Psychiatrist Dr. Nabil eL-RAFEI - disputes the idea that co-pilot Gamil Al-Batouti would commit suicide.]

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Conspiracy theories about the EgyptAir Flight 990 crash examined. [Three PEOPLE - say Americans or Israelis bombed the plane.] [Israeli Prime Minister Ehud BARAK - says conspiracy theories are baseless.] [State Department spokesman James RUBIN - criticizes the conspiracy theories.] [Georgetown University Mamoun FANDY - says Americans have stereotypes about Arabs.] [Former United States Ambassador Frank WISNER - says many Arabs do not approve of the way the United States has handled the investigation.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Williams, Pete

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