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Posted on 09/20/2007 7:33:48 PM PDT by cgk
FBI suppressed video of TWA explosion
Recovered debris from TWA 800
More than six years after retired United Airline captain Ray Lahr launched his Freedom of Information Act petition into the fate of TWA Flight 800, the FBI has shown him likely by accident one seriously smoking gun.
The Boeing 747 blew up off the coast of Long Island on July 17, 1996. One of the FBI documents received recently by Lahr and his attorney details a communication that took place six days after the crash:
"The FBI guy who looked at this must not have read it, or not have realized what it would reveal, Otherwise he would have redacted most of it as before."
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
Excerpt from 2nd column: Are feds hiding crash imagery?
I refer specifically to an amateur video shot five days before the plane's demise. The video captured an image, concedes the FBI, "consistent with the exhaust plume from a MANPAD [Man-portable air-defense] missile."
I argued that the suppression of this video for 11 years strengthens the case that other imagery in particular an amateur video shot on the night of the crash, July 17, 1996 might also have been suppressed.
This argument elicited some provocative responses from some very good sources. Let me cite a few. The first one comes from Atlanta, Ga.
He was on Coast-to-coast AM last Saturday.
some is Lame Brain , not all,,..Don’t Brown Nose,,
TWA800 was BLOWN out of the sky that night. Our Government knows it, and many others, including myself, believe it to be true.
I don’t buy the crapcake explanation that it was a short on the wiring...blah, blah, blah.
Not many do. So, yeah, the feds have hidden the truth from us, imo. \hardhat on!
At least I'm not the only one who thinks so.
hhhmmm, now why would clinton’s fbi do that?
Jack Cashill is entertaining but WND is a conspiracy rag
Only the people that shines their shoes believe the Gov. is always right..
Yeah, if the truth were know, then we would have been forced to confront possible Islamic terrorism way back in the late 90s. Perhaps, if had done this forcefully, 9/11 could have been averted.
Not as embarrassing as the cover-up.
There was video shown on local NY television of the projectile hitting the plane. I saw it with my own eyes. They had that pulled within 24 hours and never showed it again. There were numerous witnesses interviewed on TV that said they saw a projectile headed toward the plane as well.
They just stopped showing the video and said that everyone who saw it was mistaken. End of story.
Refresh my memory. Did anyone important die on that plane?
I was thinking about this the other day, we haven't heard of a domestic crash in some time...
After reading all the reports on this at the time and over the following years, it seems to me that the evidence was overwhelming that TWA 800 was brought down by a missile.
Several witnesses who had been airforce pilots testified that the explosion was the wrong color for a fuel explosion. And there were numerous other problems with the official explanation.
If it was a missile, then there were two possibilities raised at the time: terrorists in a small boat, or a stray missile from the US naval exercise in the area.
In my opinion, the second theory can be ruled out. If a missile went astray during the exercise, I doubt that it would be possible to keep it secret, since there would have been numerous witnesses on the ship in question, and keeping a secret among that many people just isn’t feasible.
That leaves the other alternative, and a plausible explanation for why it was hushed up: clinton didn’t want to have to do anything in response to a Muslim terrorist attack. So he ordered the FBI to cover it up.
Keeping that secret is far more plausible, because the clintonoids in the FBI who were responsible were at high levels and eminently blackmailable. An ordinary sailor wouldl have no strong reasons to keep the secret, but a high-level FBI agent implicated in clintonoid corruption certainly would.
If the fuel tank failed (and that is extremely unlikely, technically), then why wasn’t Boeing sued? The obvious answer is that Boeing refused to go along with a bogus story that discredited them until clinton agreed to hold them harmless.
Just Americans,,no one important...Dipstick
Every last soul was important to the people who lost family that day.