7.17.21 – In Memoriam: The 25th Anniversary of Trans World Airlines Flight 800

Saturday, July 17, 2021

In Memoriam: The 25th Anniversary of Trans World Airlines Flight 800

Twenty-five years ago today, TWA Flight 800, a Boeing 747-100, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Long Island shortly after takeoff from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The airplane was en route to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. All 230 Crew and passengers on board perished.

On July 14, 2002, the TWA Flight 800 International Memorial was dedicated near the Atlantic Ocean in Smith Point County Park to commemorate this fateful event. The Memorial serves as a permanent tribute to those lost.

We Remember:

TWA Flight 800 Crew
Operating Flight Deck Crew
Captain Steven E. Snyder
Captain Ralph G. Kevorkia
Flight Engineer Richard G. Campbell
Flight Engineer Oliver Krick

Operating Flight Attendants
Jacques Charbonnier
Dan Callas
Constance Charbonnier
Janet Christopher
Debra DiLuccio
Arlene Johnsen
Ray Lang
Maureen Lockhart
Sandra Meade
Grace Melotin
Marit Rhoads
Mike Schuldt
Melinda Torche
Jill Ziemkiewicz

Deadheading Flight Deck Crew
Captain Gideon Miller
First Officer Rick L. Verhaeghe
Flight Engineer Douglas A. Eshleman

Deadheading Flight Attendants
Sandra Aikens-Bellamy
Rosie Braman
Warren Dodge
Daryl Edwards
Joanne Griffith
Eric Harkness
James Hull
Lonnie Ingenhuett
Barbara Kwan
Elaine Loffredo
Eli Luevano
Pamela McPherson
Olivia Simmons
Lani Warren

We pause to honor the Crew and passengers who were lost twenty-five years ago today.

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