It has been 10 years since TWA Flight 800 crashed off the coast of Long Island, N.Y., killing all 230 people on board. Investigators determined that wiring had sparked an explosion in the plane's fuel tank. Ten years later, a key safety recommendation to prevent such explosions has gone largely unheeded. But overall, airline travel is safer than ever.
Recalling the TWA Flight 800 Disaster
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