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Public Affairs Office Established at Quonset Point Command Center NTSB
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 Public Affairs Office Established at Quonset Point Command Center NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board has established a public affairs office in the Quonset Point command center for the investigation of the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990. The telephone number is 401-295-6500. News media may continue to call the office at the command post in Newport, R.I. Those numbers are 401-841-9654 /9666 /9593.

The NTSB also announces that various regulatory and law enforcement agencies have established safety zones which restrict public access around sites involved with the crash investigation. The safety zones are as follows:

  • A moving 500-yard radius on the water around U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels carrying wreckage through Narragansett Bay to the Davisville Depot Pier.
      
  • A 2,000-yard radius on the water around the Davisville Depot Pier while Coast Guard and Navy vessels are offloading or preparing to offload wreckage.
      
  • A 500-yard radius on the water around the Davisville Depot Pier when no vessels are present.
      
  • A 200-yard radius on land around the Davisville Depot Pier area.
      
  • Airspace above the Davisville Depot Pier area is restricted to aircraft within a 5-mile radius and 5,000 feet of altitude. This airspace restriction also will apply in the vicinity of any memorial service for families of crash victims.
      
  • There is no parking on Davisville Road or Allen Harbor Road.
      
  • No trespassing where posted.
      
  • No breaching of fences.
      
  • The crash site is a restricted area. Map coordinates for the crash site are: 40 degrees/38.0 minutes North at 70 degrees/4.0 minutes West; 40 degrees/38.0 North at 69 degrees/25.0 minutes West; 40 degrees/8.0 minutes North at 70 degrees/4.0 minutes West; and 40 degrees/8.0 minutes North/69 minutes/25.0 minutes West.
      
  • Airspace above the crash site is restricted in a 30-mile radius and 15,000 feet.

 

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490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
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