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On the night of July 19, 1996, shortly after taking off from New York's JFK airport en route to Paris, TWA Flight 800 exploded over the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 230 people on board. After the crash, hundreds of witnesses came forward to say that they saw a light rising in the sky just before the explosion. This led many people to speculate that perhaps a missile hit the plane and caused the explosion. One theory was that it was friendly fire from military exercises that night. Other speculated that it was a terrorist act. Government officials later determined that the crash was caused by a mechanical malfunction and not by a missile. Author Nelson Demille bases his novel on the theory that a missile did in fact cause the explosion and that the government, for a reason that is not known, has engaged in a huge cover-up.
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