2018-05-16 23:34:30 UTC
> NEW DISCLOSURES ABOUT TWA FLIGHT 800
> By Reed Irvine and Cliff Kincaid
> The MSNBC cable channel is getting a lot of mileage out of
> President Clinton's latest sex scandal. Ratings are up so
> much that Chris Matthews political show, Hardball, has been
> expanded to an hour. But another more serious
> scandal-this one involving the deaths of 230
> people-deserves at least some coverage. The Village Voice
> newspaper in New York has just published an interview with
> a credible witness who saw a vessel or ship in the area off
> Long Island about the time that TWA Flight 800 blew up.
> The sensational implication is that this ship might be
> connected to the eyewitness reports of a missile striking the
> The Village Voice is a newspaper with a left-wing bent, but
> this story goes beyond ideology. As you know, Accuracy in
> Media has consistently been questioning the government's
> suggestion that fuel vapors in the central fuel tank could
> have caused an explosion which brought the plane down.
> There is simply no evidence for this dubious theory. Based
> on the testimony of eyewitnesses and other experts, the
> evidence suggests that a missile or missiles brought the plane
> down. The real debate is whether the missiles came from a
> Navy ship, conducting exercises in the area, or from
> This issue is far more important than what Monica Lewinsky
> did with President Clinton. After all, nobody died in that
> scandal. In contrast, the TWA case raises the issue of a
> high-level cover-up over what caused the deaths of 230
> people. Is the truth too embarrassing to disclose? Or is it
> being withheld for national security reasons because it
> betrays our vulnerability to terrorist attack?
> In the wake of the Village Voice expose, the evidence of
> cover-up can no longer be ignored. The Village Voice adds
> new information to the story by quoting a former Navy pilot
> named Dean Seward as saying that he saw a warship about
> three miles offshore. Seward says he recognized the vessel
> as being one of the Aegis-class. These are highly
> computerized ships armed with surface-to-air missiles
> powerful enough to down a jumbo jet. Seward thought
> it was a U.S. Navy ship, but other information now
> indicates that it could have been a Canadian ship
> participating in a joint exercise.
> We now know that there was a Navy exercise off the
> Long Island Coast that evening. The Voice notes that
> there is evidence that the FBI was actively investigating the
> possibility that remnants of a drone missile were recovered
> from the ocean floor.
> The Navy, of course, has denied any role in the destruction
> of TWA Flight 800. The Navy claimed its only ship near the
> crash site was the USS Normandy, then 185 miles away.
> But the Navy has not been entirely candid in telling the
> public what transpired that night. It has had to admit that it
> had three submarines in the area, after having denied having
> any vessels there. In any case, the government's theory of
> what happened has been further discredited. It's time to get
> to the bottom of this cover-up.
I agree.........most likely a surface to air missile. What's a 'drone' missile? Do any missiles have pilots onboard?