TWA Flight 800 ceremony on Long Island remembers 230 lives lost

Parents, siblings, wives and husbands, extended family and friends, all made their way to the black granite memorial at Smith Point County Park on Fire Island on Thursday, July 17, 2014, to remember those they lost 18 summers ago as TWA Flight 800 exploded, plunging to the sea off East Moriches. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

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