Ludovic Chanson

 

 

Age: 12

 

Summary: French foreign exchange student 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 was traveling alone on his way back home to France after spending more than three weeks living with a local family in Mendham, New Jersey as part of a foreign exchange program.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident

 

Born: 1984

 

Died: July 17, 1996

 

Location: Long Island, New York