Ashton Allen

 

 

Age: 16

 

Summary: son of prominent Georgia Tech philanthropist Otis Lamar Allen who was among one of several passengers and crew members aboard on the ill-fated Boeing 747 commercial airliner TWA Flight 800 after the jumbo jet mysteriously exploded in mid-air and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff, in which at least 215 passengers and crew members were confirmed dead and approximately 15 others remained missing while he and his father were traveling to Paris, France en route to join his family during a vacation to escape the Olympics.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident

 

Born: December 31, 1979

 

Died: July 17, 1996

 

Location: Long Island, New York