EAST MORICHES - Today marks 18 years since TWA Flight 800 exploded mid-air off East Moriches, killing everyone onboard. 

Many Long Islanders will never forget the images of the wreckage in the water or the months of searching for answers. 

All 230 people on board the plane died in the disaster that happened on July 17, 1996. 

A memorial to remember the victims was held at Smith Point Park.