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Tragic And Mysterious Crash Of Trans World Airlines Flight: 230 People Killed In It And Don’t Know What Happened After 26 Years

A catastrophe and a mystery that still continues 26 years later, the remains of Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 800 in New York fell into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean on 17 July 1996 and 230 people who went to Paris never reached their destination, It is one of the saddest air disasters in history America,

Accident This happened exactly 12 minutes after takeoff. John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), It was scheduled for 7:00 pm, but a passenger was delayed and suspicions about an owner-less bag delayed takeoff until 8:18 pm. A few minutes later, a Paris-bound Boeing 747 would arrive only in the vicinity of the Long Island coast.

It was around 8:30 at night. Following an alleged explosion, the cockpit of the aircraft fell into the sea and the aircraft would continue to climb for a few more seconds, A few hours earlier, the plane, which had 17,000 flights and nearly 93,000 hours of operation behind it, had landed at New York airport from Athens, Greece, at 4:38 pm and without complications. Thereafter, the crew changed and a technical review was carried out prior to flight 800.

But, a few minutes later and at 13,700 feet (4,176 m), The pilot of another aircraft belonging to the company Eastwind Airlines alerted the Boston Control Center about an “explosion in the air”., His, 12 crew members and 212 passengers diedWhose bodies were found after ten months of intense search.

The wreckage of Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 800 in New York fell into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean on July 17, 1996.Reuters

Theories about what happened to the plane still persist and have not been resolved., According to international media, such as British media daily starSome reports on the accident gathered evidence from witnesses who claimed to have seen “Ball of Fire” in the Skywhich gave rise to the theory that the plane was hit by missile, Others digest among the possibility that it was executed a terrorist attack or power failure Center wing’s nearly empty fuel tank would catch fire, agency warns Reuters,

The same medium referred to the Suffolk County Medical Examiner, Dr. Charles Waitleyafter the moment of the accident, about the belief that All passengers died from “whiplash” when the plane exploded And when they fell into the water they would have died.

But the fact is that after all the investigation The trigger that caused the explosion remains a mystery, InvestigationAccording to the mentioned international media, cost about $40 million, After four years of investigation, in August 2000 the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined that The “most likely cause” of the explosion would be a spark from an electrical fault Which ignited a flammable mixture of fuel and air in the center tank.

Tributes Paid To Victims At Jfk Airport A Year After Plane Crash
Tributes paid to victims at JFK airport a year after plane crashCountry

Rescuers managed to retrieve all the pieces of the aircraft weighing 170 tons from sea level, and the NTSB reconstructed the aircraft as part of the investigation and moved it to Ashburn, Virginia in 2003. but In 2014 he assured that the investigation would not be reopened.,

The day before the first anniversary of the crash, JFK Airport paid tribute to the 230 dead, with five days of commemoration for the loss of family and friends.

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