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Timeline for EgyptAir Flight 990

November 1, 1999

Timeline for EgyptAir Flight 990:


EgyptAir Boeing 767, leaves Cairo, Egypt, bound for Kennedy International Airport in New York.


8:02 a.m. EDT _ Plane, diverted because of inclement weather, lands at Newark International Airport.

10:25 a.m. EDT _ Plane leaves Newark, N.J., bound for Los Angeles International Airport.

1:46 p.m. PDT _ Plane lands in Los Angeles.

4:30 p.m. PDT _ Plane departs Los Angeles for New York’s JFK airport. The scheduled time of departure from Los Angeles was 12:30 p.m.


12:48 a.m. EDT _ Plane lands at JFK airport.

1:03 a.m. EST _ Leaves gate at Kennedy Airport with 217 people aboard.

1:19 a.m. EST _ Plane departs bound for Cairo, Egypt.

1:43 a.m. EST _ Pilots make final radio communication. (NTSB said 1:47 a.m.)

1:50 a.m. EST _ Plane begins descent from 33,000 feet.

1:52 a.m. EST _ Last radar signal received from plane.

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