From Cashill's 2003, Flight 800: By The Numbers
Come July 17, the number of years this crime has gone unsolved.
The number of eyewitnesses that the FBI admitted saw what appeared to be ascending streaks of light.
The number of eyewitnesses interviewed by analysts from the Defense Intelligence Agency's Missile and Space Intelligence Center whose descriptions "were very consistent with the characteristics of the flight of [surface to air] missiles."
The number of eyewitnesses the New York Times interviewed.
The number of eyewitnesses that the New York Times interviewed who had seen an ascending streak.
The number of witnesses, according to the CIA, who saw the crippled and ascending TWA 800 that merely looked like a missile ("the man on the bridge").
The number of interviews the CIA fully fabricated ("the man on the bridge").
The number of feet the CIA claimed the noseless plane climbed.
The number of feet the NTSB claimed the noseless plane climbed.
Of the roughly 750 total FBI eyewitnesses the number who did not see the noseless plane climb at all, including other airline pilots.
"Or less." The number of total eyewitnesses that, a year later, the New York Times was reporting had seen the crash.
The number of Freedom of Information Act requests to which the NTSB has responded to show its climb calculations.
The number of ships or subs the Navy claimed were within 185 miles of the disaster.
The number of Navy ships or subs the FBI, in its final report, admitted were in "the immediate vicinity" of the disaster.
The number of days it allegedly took the Navy to find the black boxes in 130 feet of calm water off the Hamptons.
The number of hours it actually took the Navy to find the black boxes of a crashed Turkish airplane in 7,200 feet of water earlier in that year off the Dominican Republic.
The number of seconds missing at the end of both the cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder.
The number of satellites in position to record the disaster.
The number of satellites reportedly broken at that very moment.