Skip to comments.Silenced: Flight 800 and the Subversion of Justice, Part 1 [10th Anniv. Warm-up]
Posted on 06/22/2006 8:43:39 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
Editor's note: On the evening of July 17, 1996, at 8:19 p.m., TWA Flight 800, a Boeing 747, took off from Kennedy Airport, bound for Paris. At 8:31 p.m., over 730 people watched Flight 800 explode, killing all 230 of the people aboard.
Not long afterwards, millions of Americans watched their televisions in fascinated horror as search and rescue crews looked for survivors among the flaming debris. Only dead bodies were recovered.
Flight 800 is mostly an ugly memory for people these days. The U.S. government issued an explanation that a fuel tank had somehow exploded. Yet, they flatly denied any evidence existed of foul play, including the possibility that Flight 800 had been blown out of the air by a missile.
All but a few journalists accepted the government's version of events. Few bothered to investigate the numerous eyewitnesses, the radar records and the physical evidence that all suggested a strikingly different explanation of Flight 800's untimely demise. And those few who did question the government's version were made to look like fools or, worse, thrown in jail and prosecuted as criminals for meddling in an official investigation.
What really happened to Flight 800? ....
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
See also this article:
Engineer takes FBI to court (November 25, 2005)
Graeme Sephton is a man on a mission. After seven years of effort, the electrical engineer affiliated with the University of Massachusetts has forced the FBI to defend its record gathering in a federal appeals court in Boston.
Like retired United Airline pilot Ray Lahr on the west coast, Sephton is focusing on one key area of inquiry in the case of TWA Flight 800. This is the airliner that crashed on the night of July 17, 1996, off the coast of Long Island.
Lahr's ongoing case in the Los Angeles District Court pivots on the calculations used by the National Transportation Safety Board and the CIA to postulate a 3,400 foot post-crash climb by the nose-less 747. This contrivance was critical in that it allowed the authorities to explain away the testimony of the 270 eyewitnesses who saw an ascending object strike the plane.
Sephton v. FBI pivots on one essential category of evidence as well ...."
Gorelick's book "Destruction of Evidence".
be careful--forbidden topic...
What is Reliously?
I still suspect that a missile strike caused the crash. The accepted argument does not hold water.
The Discovery or History channel did a special on this one night and went through the investigation. Based on what I saw, I believe this.
The aircraft set on the ground with the air conditioner running and heated up the fuel tank directly above it and created fuel vapors. After the aircraft took off, stray electricity got into a fuel sensor that created a spark. The fuel tank exploded and did major structual damage to the aircraft. It broke into and crashed. The black box had a missing part of data that came when sometype of shortage was created in the electrical system. This happened at the same time of the explosion.
The findings are correct.
I suggest you study the investigation.
Did Sanders and his wife serve jail time? What was the punishment for "conspiracy"?
How do you account for the large number of eye witnesses that say something bright going up before the 'boom'?
Why did the FBI conduct the investigation, instead of the NTSB? Why were none of the witnesses, including several who are experts in the field of military ordinance, not allowed to testify in the congressional hearing about the missile they saw impact the plane? Why were the Sanders arrested? Why was there no mention of the PETN they found on the airplane seats? Have you seen the video clip of the FBI agent walking through the reconstruction scene saying, "This was no accident. Terrorists shot this plane down with a missile."? Keep drinking that kool-aide if you believe the Clintons' version of events.
Light travels faster than sound. What they saw was the burning aircraft climbing.
The entire explosion was recreated under the conditions the fuel tank exploded. Vapors will explode. Ordnance has no "i" in it.
Flight 800, "by the numbers":
10 - Come July 17, the number of years this crime has gone unsolved.
270 - The number of eyewitnesses that the FBI admitted saw what appeared to be ascending streaks of light.
34 - The number of eyewitnesses interviewed by analysts from the Defense Intelligence Agency's Missile and Space Intelligence Center whose descriptions "were very consistent with the characteristics of the flight of [surface to air] missiles."
1 - The number of eyewitnesses the New York Times interviewed.
0 - The number of eyewitnesses that the New York Times interviewed who had seen an ascending streak.
1 - The number of witnesses, according to the CIA, who saw the crippled and ascending TWA 800 that merely looked like a missile ("the man on the bridge").
1 - The number of interviews the CIA fully fabricated ("the man on the bridge").
3,200 - The number of feet the CIA claimed the noseless plane climbed.
1,700 - The number of feet the NTSB claimed the noseless plane climbed.
750 - Of the roughly 750 total FBI eyewitnesses the number who did not see the noseless plane climb at all, including other airline pilots.
12 - "Or less." The number of total eyewitnesses that, a year later, the New York Times was reporting had seen the crash.
0 - The number of Freedom of Information Act requests to which the NTSB has responded to show its climb calculations.
0 - The number of ships or subs the Navy claimed were within 185 miles of the disaster.
4 - The number of Navy ships or subs the FBI, in its final report, admitted were in "the immediate vicinity" of the disaster.....
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When you see a streak of light at that distance and the only thing you see is a streak of light, did it come from a missile, a burning airplane, a sea gull who likes to light farts, etc?
See the documentary and come back and comment. It is quite conclusive.
They want to believe it is part of some massive conspiracy and nothing will ever convince them otherwise.
No matter how many facts can disprove the missile theory it will never be enough.
Wow. What a stinging rebuke. Does it make you feel superior to correct my spelling? Why didn't you answer a single question in my previous post? I guess you don't like to face the facts when they're inconvenient. For you, the History Channel is the authority.
And no, the entire explosion was not recreated under the same conditions. Never before, nor since, has a center fuel tank exploded mid-flight. Do some real research and use your critical thinking skills, and you'll realize that the entire investigation was a farce designed to fool the public into re-electing Clinton.
You are not alone. The evidence points to an accident. The conjecture points to a cover-up. Isn't that the case with all popular conspiracy theories?
See the documentary. It covered that very well. Where the fuel tank ruptured is an important structual member of the aircraft frame. In the test they ran, this structual member was compromised. The aircraft did not blow apart, it basically ripped apart. This probably took up to three to five seconds as the nose section tilted upwards. This was consistent with the tears on the skin of the aircraft. I also had my doubts until I saw the documentary. The investigation was very well done.
Will fuel vapors explode???? Every see an FAE bomb go off? They had one in that airplane.