TWA Flight 800

The partially reconstructed shell of the remains of TWA Flight 800 are seen inside the hangar of the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) Training Center on July 2, 2013 in Ashburn, Va. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Reaffirm TWA Flight 800 Crash Was Not Caused By Bomb, Missile

Current and former federal officials who played key roles in the investigation of one of the nation’s worst aviation disasters said Tuesday they stand by their conclusion that the crash of TWA flight 800 was caused by an accidental fuel tank explosion, and not a bomb or missile.