PHOTO LOOK BACK: TWA Flight 800 plane crash in 1996

Friday, July 17, 2015
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The Boeing 747 exploded mid-air and landed off Long Island's east shoreline on July 17, 1996.
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Friday, July 17, marks 19 years since the crash of TWA Flight 800, which killed 230 people.

The NTSB ruled that overheated fuel tank vapors caused the explosion after the plane took off from JFK International Airport.