NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDS INVESTIGATORS TO TUNISIA TO ASSIST IN EGYPTAIR INVESTIGATION

May 7, 2002

The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a team of investigators to assist the Government of Tunisia in its investigation of the crash today of an EgyptAir Boeing 737-500 (SU-GBI).

Safety Board investigator Joseph Sedor will lead the team as the U.S. Accredited Representative. He will be accompanied by three NTSB investigators and representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing Commercial Aircraft and General Electric Engines.

Information on the progress of the investigation will be released by the Government of Tunisia.

NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.