Rebecca Olsen

 

 

Age: 20

 

Summary: undergraduate student at the University of Georgia 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 airliner mysteriously exploded in mid-air and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff, in which at least 190 passengers and crew members were confirmed dead and approximately 40 others remained missing while she was traveling to Paris, France to do some backpacking there along with fellow student Michelle Becker.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident

 

Born: 1976

 

Died: July 17, 1996

 

Location: Long Island, New York