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CRASH OF TWA FLIGHT 800

New York Field Office

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Phone:

1-888-245-4636



E-Mail:

envelope newyork@fbi.gov


On the evening of Wednesday, July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800, carrying 212 passengers and 17 crew members, exploded and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Long Island shortly after taking off from New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport en route to Paris. There were no survivors, and at this time the cause of the crash has not been determined.

Information from the public is always critical to the ability of law enforcement to do its job. As part of the investigation into the crash of TWA Flight 800, the FBI is appealing to the public in the New York area for help in determining the cause of the crash. A special toll-free line has been established for this purpose. If you should have any information concerning this tragic incident, please contact the FBI at 1-888-245-4636. You may also provide information to the FBI by sending e-mail to newyork@fbi.gov.

All calls will be kept in the strictest confidence.



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Updated July 19, 1996