Re: TWA #800: "sparker" in tank?

Date:         13 Dec 96 04:26:04 
From:         simonlc@ozemail.com.au (Simon Craig)
Organization: OzEmail Ltd - Australia
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In article <airliners.1996.2684@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
saghir@eecg.toronto.edu (Mazen Saghir) wrote:

>In article <airliners.1996.2659@ohare.Chicago.COM> regulus@earthlink.net
writes:
>>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.
>
>I am no expert on the 747, but it seems that it would be nearly impossible
>for anyone to gain access to the central fuel tank embedded *inside* the
>airframe.

Not impossible, but time consuming and one must know what one is doing.
The possibility of it going unnoticed is rather slim, however!

Regards,

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