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  • TWA 800 Crashed 18 Years ago today.

    07/17/2014 10:34:51 AM PDT · by Toespi · 59 replies
    Strange times.
  • Malaysia Jet Went Down on Flight 800 Anniversary

    07/17/2014 2:03:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    The apparent crash of a Malaysian Airlines jetliner in Ukraine came on the 18th anniversary of another huge aviation disaster: the midair explosion and crash of TWA Flight 800 into the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island. All 230 people on board the Boeing 747-100 were killed in the July 17, 1996, tragedy
  • THE DOWNING OF TWA FLIGHT 800 The Clinton criminal-cabal cover-up

    08/05/2013 11:34:09 AM PDT · by drypowder · 18 replies
    WND ^ | Aug, 4, 2013 | James Sanders
    After 17 years of investigating a criminal cabal at the top of the Clinton administration and Department of Justice, which included my indictment and trial for investigating them, I finally gathered a comprehensive fact-set any rookie prosecutor can take to a grand jury and obtain indictments. Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/08/the-clinton-criminal-cabal-cover-up/#qKmvVfdJgEzzR0Zi.99
  • The Best Mob Story Ever (Jack Cashill)

    08/04/2013 11:56:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 5, 2013 | Jack Cashill
    The best mob story ever told does not involve Al Capone or Bugsy Segal or John Gotti. It involves a mobster few American have ever heard of, Greg Scarpa by name, and his not quite as lethal son, Greg Scarpa Jr., "Junior" going forward. One reason few people ever heard of Scarpa is that until his arrest in September 1992, he worked as a "Top Echelon Confidential Informant" under the protection of the FBI for the most of the thirty years prior. During that time, Scarpa murdered at least fifty people. Understandably, this is not a story not that the...
  • TWA Flight 800

    07/17/2013 11:08:58 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 43 replies
    Epix ^ | 17 July 2013 | Tom Stalcup
    It’s been called the biggest accident investigation in aviation history... more than a decade and a half later, the crash of TWA Flight 800 is still shrouded in controversy. What caused the plane to explode 12 minutes after takeoff? Why haven’t the 230 victims’ death certificates been finalized, after all these years? In this shocking documentary, insiders from the original investigation join forces to put together the missing pieces of the puzzle – and blow the lid off an alleged multi-agency cover-up of what really happened.
  • Local man seeks truth in Flight 800 crash

    06/22/2013 3:34:21 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 104 replies
    Sun Gazette ^ | 5-21-13 | Mike Reuther
    New information earlier this week pointing to a cover-up in the crash of TWA Flight 800 doesn't come as a surprise to at least one local man whose daughter was killed in the 1996 tragedy. Donald Nibert, a retired Penn College forestry professor, said from the beginning all he has wanted is the truth from investigators. "I've always felt this was friendly fire from day one," he said. The crash off Long Island claimed the life of his daughter, Cheryl, along with 15 other Montoursville Area High School students and their five adult chaperones. A film to be released next...
  • Brand-new TWA 800 film to finally spill beans? (exposed corruption behind original investigation)

    06/20/2013 6:12:02 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 102 replies
    WND ^ | June 19, 2013 | Jack Cashill
    Seventeen years after the Paris-bound TWA Flight 800 blew up off the coast of Long Island, producers Tom Stalcup and Kristina Borjesson have released a new documentary –simply titled “TWA Flight 800” – that has the very real potential to re-open the investigation into the plane’s destruction. Kudos, in particular, to Stalcup. A Ph.D. physicist by background, he has dedicated the last 16 years of his life to exposing what is arguably the most flagrant government cover-up in American peacetime history. Borjesson has likewise been involved from the beginning. As a producer at CBS in 1996 when TWA 800 was...
  • TWA Flight 800 Investigators Claim the Official Crash Story Is a Lie

    06/19/2013 6:57:17 AM PDT · by Menehune56 · 121 replies
    The Atlantic Wire ^ | 6/18/2013 | Dashiell Bennett
    A new film claims the official government report on the crash of TWA Flight 800 in 1996 is an elaborate fabrication, but the most shocking part of the story is that charges are being leveled by some of the very investigators who put the report together. Six experts who appear in the film were members of the National Transportation Safety Board investigation team that concluded the crash was an accident, but they now claim they were silenced by their superiors. The movies, "TWA Flight 800" will debut on EPIX TV next month, on the 17-year anniversary of the crash.
  • T.W.A. Flight 800 Skeptics Paying a Heavy Price (Article from 2/21/2000)

    06/19/2013 4:09:14 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 89 replies
    New York Observer ^ | 2-21-2000 | Philip Weiss
    J. Bruce Maffeo came out of Federal District Court at 40 Centre Street on Feb. 9 after arguing the appeal of his client, investigative reporter James Sanders, and looked around to see how many journalists had shown up. Just three: me, Allan Wolper of Editor & Publisher and Mr. Wolper’s student at Rutgers, Tina Bui. Mr. Maffeo got a disgusted look. “The press marginalized Jim as a kook,” he said. “And now they walk by him like he’s a dog run over by a semi.” Back in 1997, Mr. Sanders got two swatches of seat material from a disgruntled source...
  • Top Aviation Journalist Is 100% Convinced That The "Missile" Was A Jet

    11/09/2010 4:39:10 PM PST · by lbryce · 108 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 9, 2010 | Joew Wisenthal
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  • L.A. ‘mystery missile’ may have been "errant" launch, experts say (Read that "accidental")

    11/09/2010 3:33:25 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 126 replies
    LA Times ^ | 11/09/2010 | LA Times
    Military officials remain stumped about the mysterious projectile spotted in the sky off the Southern California coast, but aerospace experts said it appeared to be an errant missile launch. Pentagon officials are looking into what they have called an "unexplained contrail" after a KCBS news helicopter shot video late Monday of a luminous point hurtling through the sky followed by a long vapor trail. SNIP The lack of explanation from the Pentagon makes Caceres believe it may have been a mistake -- perhaps a defense exercise launched by accident.
  • Pentagon calls mystery missile 'unexplained,' cannot rule out threat

    11/09/2010 1:45:41 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 111 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/09/2010 | NY Post
    The Pentagon said Tuesday that a missile launch off the southern coast of California remained “unexplained” and that its mysterious origins meant that it was not possible to rule out any threat to the homeland, Fox News Channel reported. Earlier Tuesday, NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) and NORTHCOM (United States Northern Command) officials told Fox there was no threat, but Pentagon Spokesman Col. Dave Lapan would not confirm that because the military does not know what the missile was or where it came from.
  • Missle Launch and Obama's Early Return, Are they Connected?

    11/09/2010 1:02:04 PM PST · by Scythian · 78 replies
    Any thoughts to whether or not this missle, which was launched from the sea 30 miles off our coast and Obama's early return might be connected? Perhaps the Military/CIA or whomever have requested that he return and quickly? What do you think, any connection?
  • Mystery Missile Launch Seen off Calif. Coast

    11/09/2010 6:19:53 AM PST · by tje · 53 replies · 1+ views
    cBSnews ^ | Nov. 9, 2010 | unattributed
    (CBS) A mysterious missile launch off the southern California coast was caught by CBS affiliate KCBS's cameras Monday night, and officials are staying tight-lipped over the nature of the projectile. CBS station KFMB put in calls to the Navy and Air Force Monday night about the striking launch off the coast of Los Angeles, which was easily visible from the coast, but the military has said nothing about the launch. KFMB showed video of the apparent missile to former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Robert Ellsworth, who is also a former Deputy Secretary of Defense, to get his thoughts. Scroll down...
  • Mystery Missile Launch Seen off Calif. Coast

    11/09/2010 8:05:31 AM PST · by Gennie · 1,067 replies · 1+ views
    CBS News ^ | 11/9/10 | CBS
    (CBS) A mysterious missile launch off the southern California coast was caught by CBS affiliate KCBS's cameras Monday night, and officials are staying tight-lipped over the nature of the projectile. CBS station KFMB put in calls to the Navy and Air Force Monday night about the striking launch off the coast of Los Angeles, which was easily visible from the coast, but the military has said nothing about the launch. KFMB showed video of the apparent missile to former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Robert Ellsworth, who is also a former Deputy Secretary of Defense, to get his thoughts. Scroll down...
  • I’m the first of many, warns airline ‘bomber’ Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab

    12/28/2009 5:40:17 PM PST · by GOP_Lady · 33 replies · 1,102+ views
    TimesOnline ^ | 12-28-09 | Giles Whittell in Washington and Adam Fresco
    A global search for accomplices in the Detroit airliner plot was under way yesterday after an al-Qaeda group based in Yemen claimed responsibility for the operation and the would-be bomber was reported to have said that more attacks were being planned. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a terrorist cell led by a former personal secretary to Osama bin Laden, issued a statement saying that the failed attack by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was a response to American-backed airstrikes on the group in Yemen this month. Yemeni government forces, acting on US intelligence and using what officials have admitted was American military...
  • LIVE THREAD: Obama to speak publicly about terrorism attempt Christmas Day.

    12/28/2009 12:05:24 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 99 replies · 4,757+ views
    28 DEC 09 | dcbryan1
    President speaking live now! Topics: 1) Steps feds taking;2) Investigating ongoing; 3) How awesome he is and how HE stopped the attack (just kidding); 4) Actions to protect Americans;5) Statement on the unrest in Iran
  • Father of Nigerian terror suspect sought government help to no avail before airline attack

    12/28/2009 8:23:04 AM PST · by maggief · 23 replies · 720+ views
    AP ^ | December 28, 2009 | JON GAMBRELL
    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian man accused of trying to bomb a U.S. airliner cut off all ties with his relatives until they awoke to news of the attempted Christmas Day attack, the family said Monday. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab's father first reached out to Nigerian security agencies two months ago and a month later to foreign security agencies about his concerns that his son had disappeared and ceased contact with the family, the family said in a statement. U.S. authorities said that in November, Abdulmutallab's father visited the U.S. embassy in Abuja, Nigeria, to discuss his concerns about his...
  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab: there are many more like me (Buckle up, it's going to be a rough 3 years)

    12/28/2009 8:08:29 AM PST · by tobyhill · 32 replies · 1,418+ views
    Times Online ^ | 12/28/2009 | Times Online
    The man who allegedly tried to blow up a transatlantic passenger jet over Detroit has reportedly claimed that he is one from a production line of terrorists that has been trained in Yemen by al-Qaeda. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who is charged with the attempted Christmas Day bombing of Northwest Airlines flight 253, told FBI agents others with similar training to him were now ready to launch their own attacks, according to the US network ABC. The claim came as al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released its first communication since the failed bombing. In a written statement it called on "the...
  • BINARY EXPLOSIVES: FROM DISCUSSION TO IMPLEMENTATION

    12/26/2009 2:37:05 PM PST · by Cindy · 265 replies · 7,929+ views
    INTERNET HAGANAH.com ^ | December 26, 2009 | Aaron Weisburd
    SNIPPET: "Discussion: I first observed discussion of binary explosives on the al-Firdaws forum in January of 2007. In light of recent events I will post here my archive:" SNIPPET: "Implementation: On Christmas Day, 2009, Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab boards a flight in Amsterdam, bound for Detroit, and on final descent he attempts to set off what was most likely a binary explosive. Thank goodness he either screwed up or had bad instructions, because the chemicals he was working with were evidently quite good."
  • Nigerian National Charged with Attempting to Destroy Northwest Airlines Aircraft (FBI Press)

    12/26/2009 2:48:22 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 21 replies · 972+ views
    detroit.fbi.gov ^ | 12-26-09 | fbi
    WASHINGTON—A 23-year-old Nigerian man was charged in a federal criminal complaint today with attempting to destroy a Northwest Airlines aircraft on its final approach to Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Christmas Day and with placing a destructive device on the aircraft. According to an affidavit filed in support of the criminal complaint, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, a Nigerian national, boarded Northwest Flight 253 in Amsterdam, Netherlands on December 24, 2009 and had a device attached to his body. As the flight was approaching Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Abdulmutallab set off the device, which resulted in a fire and what appears to have...
  • Midair [Islamic terrorist] Bomb Attempt Fails - Man on Flight to Detroit Claims Al Qaeda Ties

    12/25/2009 4:32:29 PM PST · by GOP_Lady · 180 replies · 8,714+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 12-25-09 | PETER SPIEGEL, ANDY PASZTOR and NEAL E. BOUDETTE
    Man on Flight to Detroit Claims Al Qaeda Ties; Obama Tightens Security DETROIT -- A passenger on a Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines flight tried to detonate an explosive device that was strapped to his leg and later told investigators that he was trying to blow up the plane and had affiliations with al Qaeda, according to a senior U.S. official. The man, who has not been publicly identified by officials, told investigators that he was given the device by Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen, where he was also given instructions on how to detonate it, the official said. The Associated Press...
  • US: Christmas Al-Qaida Attack to Blow up Plane Fails!

    12/25/2009 4:07:42 PM PST · by Islaminaction · 52 replies · 1,749+ views
    Logan's Warning ^ | December 25Th, 2009 | Christopher Logan
    While most of us are trying to relax and enjoy Christmas Day, the hate stemming from Islam never rests. Thankfully the plot failed. Al-Qaida link in failed plane attack By LARRY MARGASAK and LARA JAKES
  • Missile Possibly Launched in Liberty County (Updated: Monday, 01 Jun 2009)

    10/05/2009 1:05:47 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 84 replies · 6,506+ views
    FOX ^ | 6/1/09 | swampsniper
    HOUSTON - A missile may have just barely miss hitting a Continental Airlines flight on Friday. Liberty County sheriff deputies are meeting with the FBI and FAA to discuss this incident. Sheriff deputies say on Friday a missile may have been launched near Interstate 10 and mount Belview. A continental flight which had just taken off from Bush Intercontinental Airport may have been the target.
  • Jack Cashill: Reopen the TWA Flight 800 Case

    06/07/2009 12:31:42 AM PDT · by neverdem · 160 replies · 4,288+ views
    American Thinker ^ | June 07, 2009 | Jack Cashill
    Nearly thirteen years after the destruction of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of Long Island, I had begun to think that the case was a dead issue, but then two unexpected and unrelated events caused me to think otherwise. The first was a phone call from one of the three most important eyewitnesses to the case.  The second, two weeks later, was the still-mysterious crash of Air France Flight 447 off the coast of Brazil.  This eyewitness put a further dent in the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) claim that a fuel tank explosion brought down TWA Flight 800. ...
  • TWA 800 - Testimony of Commander William S. Donaldson III, (ret.)

    12/20/2001 5:04:28 PM PST · by Asmodeus · 45 replies · 710+ views
    Various
    Testimony To The Congressional Subcommittee on Aviation of Commander William S. Donaldson III, USN (ret.) REAUTHORIZATION OF THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD Thursday, May 6, 1999 House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Aviation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Washington, D.C. Mr. DUNCAN. Our third and final witness will be Commander William S. Donaldson, III, U.S. Navy retired, an aviation mishap analyst who is here to make some comments concerning the NTSB and its organization and particularly its investigation of the TWA 800 crash. Commander Donaldson, thank you for waiting, thank you for being here with us today, and you may ...
  • What Does Leon Panetta Know About TWA 800?

    01/09/2009 4:55:18 AM PST · by dascallie · 31 replies · 1,937+ views
    What Does Leon Panetta Know About TWA 800 © Jack Cashill January 8, 2009 - WorldNetDaily.com Last week, I received an email from a former 747 pilot named Thomas Young. In early August 1996, Young explained, he was laid up in a Hong Kong hospital with a back injury. His employer, Polar Air Cargo, flew his wife Barbara out to join him. They had little else to do but watch TV. Here is what they saw. The videotape began with people milling about on a deck facing a body of water. In the background, a streak of†light can be seen...
  • What Does Leon Panetta Know About TWA 800

    01/08/2009 8:18:40 PM PST · by Sioux-san · 85 replies · 3,879+ views
    cashill.com ^ | 1/8/2008 | Jack Cashill
    Last week, I received an email from a former 747 pilot named Thomas Young. In early August 1996, Young explained, he was laid up in a Hong Kong hospital with a back injury. His employer, Polar Air Cargo, flew his wife Barbara out to join him. They had little else to do but watch TV. Here is what they saw. The videotape began with people milling about on a deck facing a body of water. In the background, a streak of†light can be seen leaving a point below the edge of the deck, accelerating as it climbed; it passed behind...
  • Did explosion cause jet hole?

    07/25/2008 12:59:54 PM PDT · by null and void · 53 replies · 151+ views
    The Sun ^ | 7/25/08 | STAFF REPORTER
    A GAPING hole which ripped through the belly of a jumbo jet mid-flight may have been caused by an explosive device or a damaged fuselage, aviation experts say. The packed Quantas Boeing 747 was forced to make an emergency landing in the Philippines today after the hole ripped through the plane’s belly. Some passengers were so terrified they vomited when oxygen masks has to be used as the Melbourne-bound flight touched down. Air expert David Learmount said: “It’s possible there was some kind of explosive device in the suitcases. There’s a hole where there shouldn’t be.” But Mr Learmount, who...
  • TWA Flight 800 Downed 12 Years Ago Today

    07/18/2008 5:32:26 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 109 replies · 397+ views
    cashill.com ^ | July 17, 2008 | Jack Cashill
    I dedicated my book, What’s The Matter With California, to a retired United Airline pilot named Ray Lahr, “a true Californian and patriot”—and with good reason. Today, the tireless World War II vet and his intrepid attorney, John Clarke, are all that stand in the way of the successful execution of the single most astonishing cover-up in American peacetime history. What makes this whole event so astonishing is that TWA Flight 800 went down with 230 good souls on board in full view of literally hundreds of eyewitnesses on Long Island’s affluent south shore. Even more astonishing, although 270 of...
  • FAA Requires Upgraded Jet Fuel Tanks

    07/16/2008 3:29:04 PM PDT · by John W · 39 replies · 63+ views
    AHN News ^ | July 16, 2008 | Vittorio Hernandez
    Washington, D.C. (AHN) - The Federal Aviation Authority is slated to issue Wednesday an order requiring aircraft jet fuel tanks to be upgraded in an effort to avert air disasters. The requirement's introduction coincides with the 12th anniversary of the ill-fated TWA Flight 800 which exploded in 1996. The Boeing 747-100 was on its way to Paris from New York when it exploded off Long Island. All 230 passengers and crew perished. According to an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), hot and highly explosive fumes in the aircraft's center tank ignited. A majority of other large planes...
  • Part 3 Conspiracy Sunday: Flight 800 and Airbus Crash in New York, Examples of Possible Cover-Ups

    05/17/2008 3:49:16 PM PDT · by Daniel T. Zanoza · 17 replies · 153+ views
    RFFM.org ^ | May 17, 2008 | Daniel T. Zanoza
    For The Sake Of Us All It cannot be refuted or denied, but it can be ignored. For whatever the reason, there have been times in American history where the U.S. government participated in the spreading of disinformation or lies. For example, until this day, many believe both Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt knew the Japanese were about to attack Pearl Harbor. Indeed, the conventional wisdom at the time was either Midway Island or Pearl Harbor, Hawaii would be targeted by the Japanese war machine. It is important to remember most Americans believed ...
  • TWA FLIGHT 800

    11/27/2001 1:52:03 PM PST · by sandydipper · 494 replies · 1,190+ views
    3rd party | 11/27/01 | Fred Roberts
    Today I had conversation with a commercial pilot who said that in July of 1996 just after the SHOOT DOWN of TWA800 a co-worker also a commercial pilot told him that he was sent to Paris to pick up the TWA president and fly him back to DC. The second pilot was a military pilot at the time and said that as soon as they returned to DC the TWA guy was helicoptered to the White House.
  • NYP: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED ON FLIGHT 800?-- NATIONAL GEO AND THE LI MYSTERY

    01/29/2008 12:45:23 PM PST · by OESY · 178 replies · 213+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 29, 2008 | Linda Stasi
    ...Tonight's "The Final Report: Investigation of TWA Flight 800" on National Geographic Channel presents a brilliant, well-researched look into what the investigators found - and what they didn't find. The show details the animosity that existed from day one between the NTSB and the FBI. The NTSB is usually the final word in all air crashes. But because a number of eyewitnesses on the ground saw streaks flying towards the aircraft right before it exploded, and air traffic controllers reporting blips around the aircraft, the FBI came in and took over the investigation, calling it a possible crime. There were...
  • Did Iranian Airbus Shootdown Foreshadow TWA 800?

    11/16/2007 10:04:18 PM PST · by Sioux-san · 251 replies · 230+ views
    Jack Cashill ^ | 11/14/07 | Jack Cashill
    On the Sunday morning of July 3, 1988, at the tail end of the Iran-Iraq War, an Aegis cruiser, the USS Vincennes, fired two Standard Missiles at a commercial Iranian Airbus, IR655. The first missile struck the tail and right wing and broke the aircraft in half. All 290 people aboard were killed. Misunderstanding America, the Iranians claimed that our Navy had intentionally destroyed the plane. The Navy did no such thing.
  • TWA 800 FOIA Suit Yields Smoking Gun

    11/06/2007 9:21:21 AM PST · by neverdem · 175 replies · 454+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | August 30, 2007 | Jack Cashill
    More than six years after retired United Airline captain Ray Lahr launched his Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 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, John Clarke of Washington DC, details a communication that took place six days after the crash: "On Tuesday, July 23, 1996, a representative from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) advised [the FBI] that after a visual analysis...
  • Was 'TWA FLIGHT 800' [1996, where 230 Americans were killed] an ISLAMIC TERROR attack?

    11/04/2007 10:52:57 AM PST · by PRePublic · 43 replies · 212+ views
    TWA FLIGHT 800 was DOWNED in 1996 by a MISSILE, not the fuel tank! HOW MANY JOBS WERE LOST DUE TO CLINTON COVERUP?? 2002 - The GOVERNMENT COVER-UP is STILL GOING ON! TWA Flight 800 shot down on July 16, 1996. On July 15 a communiqu‚ was issued by Islamic jihad connected to Iraq. It read: "The mujahideen [holy warriors] will deliver the ultimate response to the threats of the foolish American president. Everyone will be amazed at the size of that response. Their time is at the morning-dawn," which corresponded to dusk in New York when TWA Flight 800...
  • Stunning new video of Flight 800 crash site (Missle strike theory)

    10/15/2007 12:25:05 PM PDT · by yankeesdoodle · 67 replies · 215+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 10-15-07 | Jack Cashill
    What we concluded, in fact, is that this extraordinary video has the potential to break the TWA Flight 800 case wide open. The video had been shot from a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion that had been flying almost directly above TWA Flight 800 when it exploded off the coast of Long Island on the night of July 17, 1996. For the record, the P-3 is a long-range, antisubmarine warfare patrol aircraft with advanced submarine detection and avionics equipment. According to the P-3 crew, all of whom remained stubbornly evasive about their mission when questioned, the plane was flying at 22,000...
  • Stephanopolous says terrorists caused flight 800

    09/11/2001 1:56:53 PM PDT · by opinionator · 116 replies · 673+ views
    ABC
    Jennings was talking to George Stephanopolous, who claimed that flight 800 was brought down by terrorists. Anyone else see this? Also heard someone else make this claim earlier today.
  • Cashill: FBI suppressed video of TWA (800) explosion / Are feds hiding crash imagery?

    09/20/2007 7:33:48 PM PDT · by cgk · 249 replies · 584+ views
    WND ^ | 8/30 & 9/20 | Jack Cashilll
    FBI suppressed video of TWA explosion Posted: August 30, 20071:00 a.m. Eastern 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: "On Tuesday, July 23, 1996, a...
  • CNN Program on Fuel Tank explosions - MORE PROPAGANDA TO CEMENT THE REASON TWA 800 CRASHED

    08/05/2007 12:03:42 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 122 replies · 1,968+ views
    CNN TV now ^ | Today now | CNN
    Called "No Survivors"
  • Navy divers join Minn. bridge search

    08/07/2007 6:20:17 PM PDT · by Dubya · 10 replies · 481+ views
    Star-Telegram & AP ^ | Aug. 07, 2007 | PATRICK CONDON
    An elite team of Navy divers joined the search for victims of the interstate bridge collapse Tuesday, bringing to the job lessons learned from such disasters as TWA Flight 800 and the loss of the space shuttle Columbia. The team of 16 divers and a five-member command crew arrived a day earlier. Once their gear arrived before dawn Tuesday, several divers immediately entered the Mississippi River even though local officials encouraged them to wait until daybreak. "Two in the morning, they dove into the water," Minneapolis Police Capt. Mike Martin said, calling them "the best divers in the world." "These...
  • Fuel tank fears linger 11 years after TWA 800 crash

    07/18/2007 9:38:05 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 33 replies · 1,171+ views
    Newsday ^ | Laura Rivera
    Jim Hurd II crouched among the petunias and wispy pennisetum grasses at the TWA Flight 800 memorial Monday, trying to fix broken lights for Tuesday night's prayer service. Since his son, Jamie Hurd III, died on the flight on July 17, 1996, Hurd, 62, travels to Smith Point Beach each July on the anniversary of the crash from his home in Severn, Md. During much of the rest of the year, he urges airline industry groups to outfit airplanes with a device that would have prevented the explosion that killed his son. Yet 11 years after the center fuel tank...
  • On this day in History: TWA 800 and the Clinton’s Cover Up

    07/17/2007 11:34:29 AM PDT · by V.Foster · 95 replies · 2,235+ views
    No Hillary Clinton ^ | Vince Foster
    On this day in history TWA was downed - witnesses saw a streak of smoke like a trailing missile hit TWA 800. If you believe the "official story" about TWA 800 that the Clinton Administration forced on the public with the help of the FBI and CIA you need to read this book and listen to all of the witnesses. I’m convinced that this was an terrorist strike on our Airlines. Bill Clinton wanted this story to go away, so a "Center Fuel Tank" story was hatched, Janet Reno with the help of FBI and the CIA ran with this...
  • Jetliner safety bill fueled by Flight 800

    06/30/2007 7:46:01 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 13 replies · 657+ views
    Newsday.com ^ | 29 Jube 2007 | Martin C. Evans
    Nearly 11 years after a fuel tank exploded on TWA Flight 800, killing 230 people off the South Shore of Long Island, a congressional committee voted yesterday to force the Federal Aviation Administration to act to prevent similar explosions. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee added language to the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act that would require the federal government to make so-called inerting systems standard equipment on commercial airlines. If passed by the full Congress, the FAA would have to require the installation of the safety equipment on the nation's commercial fleet to begin by the end of the...
  • TWA explosion sparks filter production at Porvair

    06/26/2007 8:24:12 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 52 replies · 1,099+ views
    Citywire ^ | 26 June 2007 | Helen Burggraff
    UK filtration and advanced materials group Porvair is among a number of companies working to prevent accidents like the one that killed 230 passengers aboard TWA flight 800 in a fireball off Long Island. The Boeing 747 en route to Paris from New York exploded 12 minutes after takeoff from JFK International airport on 17 July, 1996. The cause was the subject of intense debate for years, but investigators concluded vapours ignited in a fuel tank. Nearly eleven years later, Boeing has given initial approval ('qualification') for one of Porvair’s filter designs to prevent similar explosions in aircraft fuel tanks,...
  • The Great Media Scandal Keeps Getting Greater {TWA 800}

    06/07/2007 11:16:02 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 210 replies · 4,643+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 7 June 2007 | Jack Cashill
    James Sanders is stirring again. Two items have put the veteran investigative reporter – and my partner on the documentary "Silenced" and the book "First Strike" – on his own personal Code Orange. One is the news out of JFK that Islamic terrorists are up to their old tricks again. At JFK? My, who da thunk it? The second, and more personally galvanizing, is that Sanders has just gotten a big batch of new TWA Flight 800-related documents from the FBI through the Freedom of Information Act. These documents stem from Sanders' stillborn civil suit against a government that convicted...
  • Piecing It All Together: Researchers Study Flight 800 Remains

    04/23/2007 7:02:09 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 55 replies · 4,162+ views
    GW Hatchet ^ | 23 April 2007 | Ian Jannetta
    ASHBURN, Va. - TWA Flight 800 burst into flames, broke into pieces and plummeted into the Atlantic Ocean near Long Island, N.Y., in July 1996. All 230 passengers and crewmembers lost their lives. More than 10 years later, a large section of the fuselage has been reconstructed in a Loudoun County hangar at the National Transportation Safety Board's Training Center, a facility rented from GW's satellite campus here in Ashburn, Va. While so many lost their lives on that plane, its reconstruction now serves as an educational tool for students and professionals studying disaster. Most people are unaware of the...
  • Missile Witnesses Needed Now - TWA 800

    03/29/2007 11:25:45 AM PDT · by Hal1950 · 269 replies · 2,996+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | 29 March 2007 | Jack Cashill
    What prompts this column is an e-mail I received last week from a retired USNR commander and former TWA pilot, with whom I had had no prior contact. He recounted a conversation that he had shortly after the mid-air destruction of TWA Flight 800 on July 17, 1996, off the coast of Long Island. He had a particular interest in the plane's demise for two reasons. One is that he was a qualified accident investigator. The second is that he had flown that very same flight a week earlier. "It had to be a bloody missile, probably an un-armed Tomahawk,...
  • (TWA 800) 'Zoom climb' Scenario Falling Apart

    12/14/2006 9:28:35 AM PST · by Hal1950 · 154 replies · 4,319+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 14 December 2006 | Jack Cashill
    Slowly but surely, retired United Airline Capt. Ray Lahr and attorney John Clarke are prying open the can of worms known as the TWA Flight 800 investigation, and sooner or later the major media will have to take notice. WABC in New York already has. Two weeks ago, the station's Jim Hoffer did a short feature headlined "Major court ruling in TWA Flight 800 case." What proved to be most newsworthy about the feature, however, was not the ruling in question but a surprising admission by former NTSB managing director Peter Goelz. As Hoffer noted, and has been reported here...