Chelsea Lynn Harris

 

 

Age: 8

 

Summary: fourth-grade schoolgirl who was among one of several passengers and crew members reported missing and presumed dead 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 she and her mother Elsie Ostachiewicz were traveling to Paris, France en route to meet up with her father for a family vacation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident

 

Born: 1988

 

Died: July 17, 1996

 

Location: Long Island, New York