Re: Could TWA800 really have happened this way?

Date:         06 Jan 97 01:47:44 
From:         jfmezei <>
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M Carling wrote:
> The recovered material shows that the fuel tank exploded, and the source of
> the explosion was within the tank.

While it is evident that the centre fuel tank did explode (and that the
747 fell off the sky for that matter), I have not heard anything which
stated categarotically that the event began INSIDE the centre fuel tank.

What evidence is there that the whole event started inside the tank as
opposed to the tank exploding as a result of something happening just
outside the tank ?

I am curious as to what sort of forensic evidence would lead the
investigators to rule out an explosion which began outside the tank.