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Atlantic Ocean / Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 Crash #613584

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 20, 1996
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Long Island: Robert Hager) The search for wreckage from Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) Flight 800 to determine if the crash was caused by a bomb featured; scenes shown from the seas, where underwater searches began for flight data records, engines etc. [Assistant FBI director Jim KALLSTROM - says we want parts from the ocean floor.] [Victim's father Ron DWYER - laments the loss of his daughter.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The enormous size of Boeing 747s described; diagram shown.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The work of the FBI terror task force to determine whether a bomb, a missile or mechanical problems downed the plane examined; details given of acts of sabotage that are under investigation, including a possible link to Ramzi Yousef, who masterminded the World Trade Center bombing and plotted to blow up airplanes. [Eeywitness National Guard pilot Major Fred MEIER - describes a streak of light and an explosion.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow's Meet the Press previewed.

Reporter(s):
Hager, Robert;
Williams, Brian;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:06:40

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