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Nightline #649047

ABC Special for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1999

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  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel (ABC), "New York Times" aviation reporter Matthew Wald, and Egyptian journalist Mohamed Hakki re: media reports related to the theory that the 10/31/99 crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 was intentionally caused by co-pilot Gameel el Batouti.
  • Taped segment with Sheila MacVicar (ABC).
  • Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC), pilot's nephew Walid Batouti, Egypt Ambassador to the US Nabil Fahmy, NTSB Chairman Jim Hall, ABC News aviation analyst John Nance, and "Aviation Week" writer Jim McKenna.

  • Reporter(s):
    Donvan, John;
    MacVicar, Sheila

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