No Survivors---Why TWA 800 Could Happen Again
First Aired: July 15, 2006
An examination of the July 17, 1996, tragedy involving the Paris-bound TWA Flight 800, which exploded 12 minutes after taking off from New York's JFK International Airport. Included: animation that shows how a fuel-tank explosion caused the plane to break apart; a look at initial concerns that terrorism may have been to blame, and how the National Transportation Safety Board determined the probable cause---an electrical short circuit.
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- Premise: A weekly newsmagazine that features several stories per episode. The series launched in April 2001 with an examination of President George W. Bush's first 100 days in office. (more)