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Atlantic Ocean / Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 Crash #167701

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 22, 1996
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Oceanside memorials by relatives for the TWA Flight 800, which crashed after it exploded, shown.

(East Moriches, New York: John Donvan) The continued search for wreckage, the black boxes and bodies from the plane featured; scenes and diagram shown of the search area. [New York Governor George PATAKI - comments.] [NTSB vice chairman Robert FRANCIS - calls this a major find.]

(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The investigation into the missile theory updated. [Eyewitnesses Lou DESEPOLI, Randy PENNEY - describe what appeared to be a flare or, perhaps, a missile.] The FBI said looking into merchant ships and powerboats in the area. [FBI's New York director James KALLSTROM - comments.] Possible suspects discussed.

(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(East Moriches, New York: Bill Blakemore) The divers hunting for clues to the plane crash featured; underwater scenes and diagrams shown while the method of underwater search is detailed. [NYPD special operations Robert GIANNELLI, NYPD scuba team Jim COWAN, NYPD detective Allen KANE, New York fire scubs team Larry NELSON - talk about the depth of the ocean and how the sonar works.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Crier, Catherine;
Donvan, John;
McWethy, John

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