If there was one thing that caused the investigation of TWA 841 to go off the rails, it was the discovery that there were only nine minutes of recorded audio on the thirty minute CVR tape. This was discovered within days of the incident. A bulk erase tone was present on the remaining 21 minutes […]
The photo gallery below consists of images taken during the shooting of the documentary The Plane That Fell From The Sky. The images are courtesy of passenger Roger Peterson. These images were taken three years after the incident. They are the closest thing you can get to having had a photographer there the night of TWA […]
The clip below is from my interview with TWA Flight 841 passenger Peter Fehr. In this short clip, Peter describes what the spiral dive of TWA 841 was like from the perspective of a passenger.
Today I got a Facebook message from a relative of Jeanne Larmony concerning Jeanne’s 100th birthday. Jeanne was a passenger on ALM Flight 980, which I wrote about in my book 35 Miles From Shore. I remember visiting Jeanne in St. Maarten. I think she was about 88 or 89 when I met her. She […]
Yesterday was the thirty-fourth anniversary of TWA Flight 841. I flew to Minneapolis to interview two of the passengers on the flight. In the clip below, passenger Roger Peterson gives his perspective on the NTSB findings of probable cause.
You have a damaged airplane with some crucial parts missing from the plane after landing. How do you find those parts? The NTSB decided to publicize their search in both print and radio. Below is one of the actual newspaper articles that ran in a local Michigan paper (right-click and select open in new tab). […]