Deirdre Feeney

 

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: high school honors student at Kellenberg Catholic High School in Uniondale, New York 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 she was traveling along with her mother Vera Feeney on their way to Ireland to meet relatives on a three-week vacation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident

 

Born: 1979

 

Died: July 17, 1996

 

Location: Long Island, New York