June 19th, 2013
07:35 AM ET

New Questions Surrounding 1996 TWA Flight 800 Crash

In 1996, when TWA flight 800 crashed of the coast of Long Island, all 230 passengers were killed. A massive NTSB investigation determined that the flight went down due to internal failures, but now, some members of the original investigation team say evidence suggests that the explosion came from outside the 747 airplane.  These discrepancies are revealed in an upcoming documentary, and the whistleblowers are calling for the crash to be reexamined.

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  1. Burt

    I agree with RobGR, this "is" on some random page that probably will not get much attention. For anyone to simply take the word of the FBI, who incidentally is historically known for covering up these sort of massive national tragedies that may bring same on the US, is not in the correct frame of mind. To many investigative indicators that point to a missle; the US Navy had several Naval opperations going on that day in that same area, and it was not just a single Naval vessel in that area, there were several naval vessels in that area at that time that were armed with live missles. And for those who want to decry this as being a conspiracy are just being naieve or woefully ignorant. Case in point, FACT there were nitrates (explosive material) found on and in the surfaces of the doomed TWA Flight 800 aircraft, that was no conspiracy! Aircraft are made up of a polyurethayne graphite resin material that is hunycomp in its texture. No know aircraft is made using nitrate material of any kind on any aircraft. I have a long history working with resin, fiberglass and polyurethayne material. I have been to several national aircraft manufacturer plants, and I have to say, that none of those companies would dare use nitrate materials in the manufacturing of any type of flying aircraft. Conspiracy hog wash! This sounds like the type of JFK, MLK and Kennedy type of cover up by those who would recoil at the truth bring brought to light to such a national tragedy.

    June 20, 2013 at 6:51 pm | Reply
  2. RobGR

    Instead of being the headline, this is on some random page that no one will see and no one cares. US Military totally responsible and it was completely covered up. But who cares.

    June 19, 2013 at 7:58 pm | Reply
  3. Burt

    I think it is worth noting that at the time of this alleged incident, a naval salor was repremanded for attempting to speak out and disclose that the military was involved in this incident. The salor was threatned with being put in the brig if he did not keep silent. Also, the naval velssel was within serious range of TWA Flight 800 aircraft. There is clear radar documentation online and on Utube regardging a fast moving object headed in a trajectory of the flight path, flight zone and fligh angle that would ensure credible physical contact of the doomed aircraft, which by the way indeed hit the air craft. The is a massive cover up that could involve billions of dollars in law suits.

    June 19, 2013 at 5:41 pm | Reply

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