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Atlantic Ocean / Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 Crash / The Search #167766

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 26, 1996
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Growing evidence indicating the crash of TWA Flight 800 was not an accident, but the result of an explosive device, featured. [FBI'S James KALLSTROM - says a number of people have described something in the sky before the explosion.]

(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(East Moriches, New York: John Donvan) The recovery of more parts of the plane allowing a scenario for the last minutes of the flight examined; animation shown to illustrate the first and second explosions on the plane. [NTSB vice chairman Robert FRANCIS - describes conversation on the flight and the plan'es typical movement.] [OFFICIAL - comments on the bag of HIV blood on the plane.] The intensity of the FBI investigation in the area, including the focus on what be have been seen or photographed by people at an outdoor party, reviewed.

(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(No location given: Bill Blakemore) The clues that may be learned from the plane's cockpit voice recorder and from the wreckage examined; animation shown to illustrate how the recorder works and how acoustic clues might reveal the cause of the crash.

(Studio: Catherine Crier) Exanples of the strengthening of security measures at the nation's airports reviewed.

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

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