TWA #800: "sparker" in tank?

Date:         04 Dec 96 02:42:16 
From:         Ken <regulus@earthlink.net>
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Another theory (which may not be new) on TWA 800 explosion:

Is it possible that a spark generator could have been
inserted into the center fuel tank?  Perhaps at any of several
airports which this aircraft had visited over the preceding weeks.

Scenario: An Iranian/Iraqi/Hezbollah terrorist gains access to
the parked airliner at Athens one night and magnetically (or otherwise)
attaches the radio-activated "sparky" to the upper surface of
 the center fuel tank.

Days later, from the Long Island shore, he or a cohort, transmits
a radio signal which simply activates a little battery spark.
BOOM. "Old Sparky" is blown to bits along with the airliner.

Has this theory been investigated?

Ken
regulus@earthlink.net