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The more you learn about TWA 800 the more obvious it will become that it was, in fact, an accident.
The biggest part of the story though is of course the cover up, and what its gradual unravelling will mean for the validation of greater truther movements, such as Bldg 7 and Obama's ineligibility under the dual allegiance clause.
I can tell you this is what probably happened: as there were verifiable live-fire naval manouvers in the area on July 17th 1996, a surface to air missile was launched - perhaps in an exercise designed to intercept another, second missile - and as the navy personnel who'd launched it realized that they had lost control of their missile(s), they hit the self-destruct button. But the missile was too close to TWA 800 when it exploded, and the shock wave "unzipped" the jumbo jet. That's when the navy guys on the ships below said "oops" then gunned their vessels away from the crime scene at 30 knots, which is damn fast.
Here's a thought: if the above theory is true, then there are many former and active Navy personnel who have some very powerful incentives to keep quiet.
What if a very wealthy reader in the alt-rightosphere could finance a very large reward - say 1m$ or more - for information to disprove the official, ridiculous "spark in the center wing tank" theory?
Certainly such a man must exist, and such a plan could be pulled off.
Crazier things have happened.
TELEVISION REVIEW (published July 13, 2013)
Plenty of people were unconvinced by the official explanation for the explosion of TWA Flight 800 off Long Island 17 years ago, which killed 230 people. And not all of the skeptics have been willing to let go of their unease as time has gone by.
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" On Epix on Wednesday, the anniversary of the crash, some of the more credible doubters take their best shot at proving that a missile or missiles brought down the plane. This isn’t crackpot conspiracy theory stuff; the documentary is as serious and somber as its title, “TWA Flight 800.”The film is certainly successful at rekindling any misgivings you might have had about the original government finding, which attributed the explosion to fuel tank vapors. It presents witnesses who are still adamant that they saw a flare or missile ascending toward the plane just before it blew up. And it relies heavily on several people who were directly involved in the long investigation, who talk about evidence that they say was tampered with, and other odd goings-on.
Kristina Borjesson wrote and directed the film, but its main catalyst was Tom Stalcup, a physicist who has been conducting his own investigation of the crash since shortly after it happened. Without Dr. Stalcup’s level of expertise, it’s hard to know which information and accusations here are new, and which are merely revisiting unresolved concerns. But the accumulation is certainly formidable.
The film ends with a lengthy list of officials who declined to be interviewed, which leaves it one-sided, and it doesn’t go beyond merely asking that the crash get another look: the intent is not to explore who might have fired any missiles that were fired.
These days, though, the real question is, who would have the credibility to conduct the reopened investigation that Dr. Stalcup and others seen here want? The agencies involved in the original one come off poorly in this film, and it’s hard to imagine any entity that would command the authority that could put the Flight 800 case to rest."
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