The US National Transportation Safety Board said it is dispatching an investigator to Beirut to assist the Lebanese government with its inquiry into Monday morning's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737-800 that is believed to have killed all 90 aboard. While the investigation into the aircraft's plunge into the Mediterranean Sea early yesterday is just underway, officials appear to be examining what role thunderstorm activity reported in the vicinity at the time of the crash may have played. ...

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