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  • October 31, 1999: EgyptAir Flight 990 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean

    10/31/2008 1:28:11 PM PDT · by happinesswithoutpeace · 10 replies · 583+ views
    Various ^ | Oct 31, 2008 | Various
    On October 31st 1999 EgyptAir Flight 990 struck the ocean with the loss of all on board. The end of the NTSB's final summary reads thusly "The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the EgyptAir flight 990 accident is the airplane's departure from normal cruise flight and subsequent impact with the Atlantic Ocean as a result of the relief first officer's flight control inputs. The reason for the relief first officer's actions was not determined."
  • Ten years later, reason why EgyptAir jet crashed unclear

    10/30/2009 10:12:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies · 1,897+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | October 31, 2009 | Laurel J. Sweet
    On Halloween 10 years ago today, EgyptAir Flight 990 nose-dived into the ocean off Nantucket from 33,000 feet, leaving the families of 217 children, grandparents and lovers forever haunted by the question: Why? “You just wish you knew what the reason was. Some things break your heart so much,” said Bobbie Bergman of Colorado. Bergman’s sister Paula Barnes, a one-time Marblehead resident, perished with their parents William and Tamsin Barnes and several family friends about 1:52 a.m. on Oct. 31, 1999, a half hour into what was to be a 10-hour passage from New York to Cairo.
  • FLASHBACK: Clinton Signs Iraq Liberation Act, on Oct. 31, 1998, calling for regime change in Iraq

    07/10/2005 12:13:17 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 27 replies · 1,555+ views
    Cornell University Library ^ | Oct. 31, 1998 | President William J. Clinton
    The Iraq Liberation Act October 31, 1998 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT (excerpts) Today I am signing into law H.R. 4655, the "Iraq Liberation Act of 1998." This Act makes clear that it is the sense of the Congress that the United States should support those elements of the Iraqi opposition that advocate a very different future for Iraq than the bitter reality of internal repression and external aggression that the current regime in Baghdad now offers. Let me be clear on what the U.S. objectives are: The United States wants Iraq to rejoin the family of nations as a freedom-loving...
  • John Kerry Reportedly To Present "Downing Street Memo" To Congress (New Info)

    06/05/2005 10:27:40 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 267 replies · 14,528+ views
    All Headline News ^ | 06-05-2005 | Douglas Maher
    John Kerry Reportedly To Present "Downing Street Memo" To Congress June 5, 2005 7:36 a.m. EST Douglas Maher - All Headline News Staff Reporter Washington,D.C. (AHN)- After remaining almost silent since losing the 2004 election by thirty four electoral votes, Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts is reportedly planning to to present Congress with The Downing Street Memo, reported last month by the London Times. The memo purports to include minutes from a July 2002 meeting with Tony Blair, in which Blair allegedly said that President Bush's administration "fixed" intelligence on Iraq in order to justify the Iraqi war. The Downing...