Amanda Karschner



Age: 17


Summary: eleventh-grade student at Montoursville High School in the hamlet of Montoursville in northern Pennsylvania who was among one of 230 passengers and crew members reported missing and feared dead in the fiery crash of TWA Flight 800 when the ill-fated Boeing 747 jumbo jet mysteriously exploded in mid-air and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern coast of Long Island, New York shortly after takeoff from New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport while she was traveling to Paris, France on a field trip along with a group of 16 students from the high school French club and their five adult chaperones.



Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident


Born: April 20, 1979


Died: July 17, 1996


Location: East Moriches, New York