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July 21, 2022

Ep. 94: TWA Flight 800

Ep. 94: TWA Flight 800

On July 17th, 1996 TWA Flight 800, a Boeing 747 jet carrying 230 passengers and crew, exploded over the Center Moriches, New York bay, setting fire to a peaceful summer night. Hundreds of witnesses along the Long Island coast watched as a strange flare-like object seemed to rise from the horizon, turn in the air, and impact on or near the plane, causing it to breakup midair and plunge into the ocean below. There were no survivors.

The FBI and NTSB, however, came to the official conclusion that the TWA Flight 800 tragedy was a terrible accident, probably the result of an ignition in the center fuel tank, causing the plane to explode.

But why are the witness testimonies and final conclusions so wildly different? Could the FBI be covering up the real cause of the explosion. And if so...who are they covering for? We investigate all the major theories - conspiracy and otherwise - and attempt to come to some sort of logical conclusion. After all, in the case of a TWA Flight 800 crash conspiracy...qui bono?


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