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TWA Flight 800 Revisited

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

A new documentary revisits theories that TWA Flight 800 was brought down by a man-made explosive, not mechanical failure. Kristina Borjesson, investigative journalist, director of the new film "TWA Flight 800", former CBS and CNN producer and editor of the book Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press (Prometheus Books, 2002), discusses her controversial new documentary about the cause of, and investigation into, the July 17, 1996 crash of the flight just after take-off from JFK.

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Remembering the TWA Flight 800 Tragedy, 15 Years Later

Friday, July 15, 2011

On July 17, 1996, Trans World Airlines Flight 800, a Boeing 747-131 jetliner, took off from John F. Kennedy airport and gradually ascended along the Long Island shore. It was on its way to Rome via a stop in Paris. About 12 minutes into the flight, an explosion occurred, followed by several others.

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