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NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation
NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation

The National Transportation Safety Board will not reopen the 1996 crash investigation of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 despite a continuing fight to get the agency to consider whether a missile hit the plane, the agency announced Wednesday. The documentary group TWA 800 Project, a collection of former NTSB investigators and scientists, petitioned the NTSB to examine evidence that they say shows an external force from something such as a rocket or missile brought the plane down. Evidence presented by the group includes multiple eyewitness statements about a streak of light which appeared to be heading toward the aircraft before the explosion, members said.  All 230...

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